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Access to Grazing: Leased Land Ideas and Issues

In Land & Money, LEASING LAND by James0 Comments

Our Land is a documentary created by The Greenhorns, a grassroots, non-profit organization of young farmers and collaborators.  The documentary is part of their mission to recruit, promote and support a new generation of young farmers.  It shares the stories and voices of young farmers who are getting started in the business.On Pasture readers might be most interested in part 4, Access to Grazing …

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Writing a Pasture Lease Contract

In Land & Money, LEASING LAND by James0 Comments

No matter how well you know your landowner, never begin a farm lease without a signature on paper! Even if everything seems to be going great now, so many unforeseen issues can arise over the multiple years you’ll be bound by the contract. My 8-section lease contract is outlined below. Depending on your unique situation, your contract may be more …

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Farm Feasibility Analysis

In BUYING LAND, Land & Money, LEASING LAND by James2 Comments

This is a two part series. The links to both articles are posted below.  Everyone knows that things aren’t always what they seem. Maybe you’ve found what seems like the perfect pasture to lease or buy, or maybe you’ve looked at one that’s less than ideal. Especially in agriculture, there are a lot of “invisible” factors that will make the …

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Building Your Farm Business on Leased Pasture

In Land & Money, LEASING LAND by James0 Comments

Leasing land can benefit almost any farmer in any situation. It should be your first consideration in looking for land if you are young, new to agriculture, planning to expand an enterprise you already run, have limited financial resources, or for any reason are reluctant to buy land.  Click below to read the article via On Pasture Building your Farm …