2020 Farm Resource Guide now available

The 2020 Farm Resource Guide is now available upon request at many University of Minnesota Extension County Offices across the state, including the Brainerd office. This resource guide includes a variety of useful farm business management information including the following items:

• Custom rates

• Average farmland rental rates by county

• Flexible Rental Agreements

• It includes lease forms for Cash Rent and Share Rent arrangements

• Farmland sales information for all counties in Minnesota

• Information on charges for custom feeding, commodity storage, leasing buildings and

various bin rental rates

• Current information on pasture rental rates, tree timber values

• Marketing information along with recent cost trends for Minnesota

• Commodity price probabilities for corn, soybeans, alfalfa hay, straw, grass hay, hogs and

cattle

• Corn and soybean yields by county

• Feedlot Rule Highlights and information on Manure Agreement and Easements

• Examples of Manure Spreading Lease and Land Application Agreement forms

Those looking to own a copy of the Farm Resource Guide are encouraged to contact David Bau

via e-mail at bauxx003@umn.edu or call 507-372-3900 ext. 3906.

For specific Farm Resource

Guide information, contact Crow Wing County Extension at 218-824-1065. For more farm business information, visit the University of Minnesota Extension website:

https://extension.umn.edu/managing-farm