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Texas: Landowners’ Legal Protections Workshop, Fort Worth, Sept. 29

Texas: Landowners’ Legal Protections Workshop, Fort Worth, Sept. 29

👤By Gabe Saldana, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 12, 2017

A Sept. 29 workshop in Fort Worth will guide landowners through the legal aspects of protecting their property under a range of circumstances. Conservation easements, estate tax planning, fencing law and condemnation strategy are all part of an agenda that includes speakers

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Texas Landowners; Leasing Property to Hunters? A State Lease License is Required.

Texas Landowners; Leasing Property to Hunters? A State Lease License is Required.

👤By Tiffany Lashmet, Texas AgriLife Extension Ag Law Specialist 🕔Sep 7, 2017

With the fall comes opening day of several popular hunting seasons across the state. For Texas landowners, this often means entering into hunting lease agreements that generate added income for the operation.   Under Texas law, a landowner leasing private

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Indiana: Farm Lease Changes – Notifications Should Be Made in Writing

Indiana: Farm Lease Changes – Notifications Should Be Made in Writing

👤By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Oct 25, 2016

Indiana landowners and tenant farmers who want to renegotiate or terminate farmland leases should deliver clear, timely, written notification of their intentions rather than relying on word-of-mouth, a Purdue Extension agricultural law specialist says. The Indiana notification deadline is three

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Indiana: Farm Lease Changes – Notifications Should Be Made in Writing

Indiana: Farm Lease Changes – Notifications Should Be Made in Writing

👤By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Oct 25, 2016

Indiana landowners and tenant farmers who want to renegotiate or terminate farmland leases should deliver clear, timely, written notification of their intentions rather than relying on word-of-mouth, a Purdue Extension agricultural law specialist says. The Indiana notification deadline is three

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Mississippi: Hunting Leases Earn Landowners Income

Mississippi: Hunting Leases Earn Landowners Income

👤By Daryl Jones, Mississippi State University 🕔Sep 5, 2016

There are several things landowners should consider before allowing people to use or rent their land for recreation, such as hunting and fishing. Important considerations include drafting a legal lease, addressing accident liability concerns and figuring out what to charge.

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Texas: Land Stewardship Conservation Conference, Kerrville, April 14-15

Texas: Land Stewardship Conservation Conference, Kerrville, April 14-15

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Mar 7, 2016

Landowners today face many questions: What is my forage demand? How should I manage my animals? Can my wildlife and livestock coexist, and what do I need to do to help? Should I own my animals or just sell forage?

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Cash Rents: A Landlord’s Perspective

Cash Rents: A Landlord’s Perspective

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer & Daryll E. Ray, University of Tennessee 🕔Nov 3, 2015

With the setting of land rent becoming a critical to maintaining profitability in the current price environment, it is important to understand the current shape of farmland ownership and tenure. The USDA recently released a document, “Farmland Ownership and Tenure:

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North Dakota: Assessing Tax for Growing Farmland Cost

North Dakota: Assessing Tax for Growing Farmland Cost

👤By Dwight Aakre, North Dakota State University 🕔Sep 22, 2015

The valuation of agricultural land in North Dakota is determined by capitalizing the value of the landowner’s share of gross return from production. Market value is not used for assessed valuation. Assessed valuation is about one-third of the estimated market

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Iowa: Landlords Will Give a Little on Cash Rents, but Not a Lot – DTN

Iowa: Landlords Will Give a Little on Cash Rents, but Not a Lot – DTN

👤By Elizabeth Williams, DTN Special Correspondent 🕔Aug 31, 2015

Defining a fair rent is likely to get a little tricky this fall. Landowners read the headlines, “Cash rents have to come down” for farmers to survive. “But my landowning clients ask what about equipment costs, family living expenses and

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