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Feb 5, 2020

In this episode, Paul discusses why you should consider having a written farm lease.

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Apr 24, 2019

In this episode, Paul discusses a recent court decision, Schroeder v. Post, No. 3-18-0040, 2019 WL 258091 (Ill. App. Ct. Jan. 18, 2019). In this decision, the Appellate Court of Illinois upholds a verdict providing a landlord with damages caused by a holdover farm tenant.  This decision highlights what can happen when a...


May 24, 2017

Developing a good ag lease is an important tool many of you need to consider developing when leasing farmland.  We are hitting that time of year (June 30th) when Paul likes to remind you that you need to consider if you will give the notice to terminate an ag lease or renew.  In this episode of the podcast, Paul...


Oct 19, 2016

With lower crop prices projected to continue for a while, many of you might be renegotiating cash rent or might be a beginning farmer leasing farmland for the first time and curious about tools to help you understand an appropriate rental rate for your situation.  In this episode, Paul discusses tools available to help...


Jul 27, 2016

Farmland in Maryland may contain a conservation easement over the property.  Conservation easements limit the use of the property forever.  Leasing farmland with a conservation easement on it may create special issues for landowners who have never leased farmland before.  

This episode highlights a recently developed...