The Extension Farm Management Program provides research-based farm business management information, resources and decision-making tools to farmers and agribusinesses to improve business profitability and lifestyles through informed decision-making.
The landlord and tenant need to discuss improvements and repairs of the property before the lease begins. There is no right answer as to who should pay for what. A written lease detailing the responsibility of each party and agreeing to these items ahead of time will make the landlord-tenant relationship less troublesome.
Leases play an important role for over 22,600 farms in the state. Yet many farm landlords and tenants are unfamiliar with the components of a lease and the landlord/tenant relationship.
Host Katie Wantoch and Simon Jette-Nantel, former Professor at UW-River Falls and Extension Farm Management Specialist, discuss when is the right time for a farmer and his son to purchase the neighbor’s land and how the purchase will affect the farm’s cash flow.
Host Katie Wantoch and Kevin Jarek, Extension Crops, Soils, and Horticulture Agent in Outagamie County, discuss options to help boost a farmer’s forage inventory for this year.