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Cash Rent Reset - 1
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Thu Aug 27, 2015 01:07 PM CDT

HADDONFIELD, N.J. (DTN) -- In the Dakotas, managers at one farm operation have rehearsed how to break the news to landlords they plan to terminate their least-profitable rental properties this fall. In central Ohio, another 5,000-plus-acre operator has eyed his bottom 10% leases for possible culls. Farms without drainage, subpar yields or fields too far from home base may get the axe or require steep rent discounts to continue.

In areas of Indiana and Ohio inundated with rain this season, university economists predict a high cash rent "churn" rate for 2016 if current operators can't get some kind of rent ...

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