In his book “No Risk Ranching” Greg Judy describes how he went from liquidating his cow herd and almost losing the family farm, to paying off the farm and home loan in three years by custom grazing on leased land. If you know Greg’s name, it’s because he has become an evangelist for growing a […]
David Widmar of Agricultural Economic Insights says that “2016 will be marked as the year cash rental rates began to decline at the national level.” But while that’s true at the national scale, he notes that “it’s important to keep in mind conditions often vary at the state and county levels.” He draws these insights from the […]
This is the second part in Meg’s series on Custom Grazing. Here’s the link to the first in the series. Contract Structuring The way I like to set up custom grazing contracts is this: the owner pays me per head per day for my labor. This is the income I get to keep on the […]
Meg is back with the first in a two-part series to help you get started in the custom grazing business.
That’s what Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, AgriLife Extension agriculture law specialist, says. “You never know what might happen between two folks with an oral lease, even if they are family or the best of friends,” she said. “Lease agreements certainly do not have to be lengthy and complex, but there are some terms you need to […]