K-State Research and Extension News
December 21, 2012
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K-State to Host Agriculture Lease Workshops in Seven Locations

MANHATTAN, Kan. – To help ensure that landlords and tenants understand the complexities in agricultural leases, Kansas State University is hosting seven workshops to address the issues.

The day-long workshops are designed to help landlords and tenants understand different rental arrangements, including cash rent, share rent and the recently-popular flex-rent arrangements in which rental rates can “flex” depending on prices, yields or both.

Dates, locations and contact information for each location include:

The program includes several presentations by K-State Research and Extension agricultural economists, Troy Dumler and Mykel Taylor:

  • Introduction to Rental Arrangements;
  • Ethics of Leasing;
  • Using Excel Spreadsheets; and
  • Using KSU-Lease.xls.

Lunch is included in the registration.

More information, including downloadable brochures with details for each site, is available at AgManager and click on 2012-2013 Lease Workshops or contact Rich Llewelyn at 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu


K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well-being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K-State campus, Manhattan.

Story by: Mary Lou Peter
K-State Research & Extension News

Rich Llewelyn – 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu