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Using the Productivity Index to Figure Cash Rents

Dan Industry News Release

Right now, farmers are in the middle of negotiating 2018 cash rents. This while their incomes have been depressed for four years. Agricultural economist Gary Schnitkey has been working up a way for landowners and their tenants to feel better about bringing cash rents down. The University of Illinois number cruncher has developed a formula to derive cash rent from …