The 2020 Farm Resource Guide is now available upon request at many University of Minnesota Extension county offices across the state.

This resource guide includes a variety of useful farm business management information:

  • Custom rates,

  • Average farmland rental rates by county,

  • Flexible rental agreements,

  • 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 and 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, and

  • Examples of manure spreading lease and land application agreement forms.

Those who would like their own copy of the Farm Resource Guide may contact David Bau via email 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 extension.umn.edu/managing-farm.