Thursday, May 10, 2012

Land Lease Webinar May 16th at 2pm!

Land Leases:  Share, Cash, and Flexible Arrangements in Changing Times Presenters William Edwards-Iowa State University, Ray Massey-University of Missouri and Kevin Dhuyvetter-Kansas State University will cover land leases in changing times for agriculture. Specific topics include: 1) Alternative types of leases for crop land (crop share, fixed cash, and flexible cash), how rates are determined, and information available for use in education; 2) Pasture leases versus crop leases – additional considerations to think about in the negotiation process when considering pasture leases; and 3) General trends and issues related to leasing land (e.g., lease types, land tenure, relationship between landowner and tenant, etc.). To Participate: No pre-registration is required, however the seminar is limited to 500 users. Sign-in is first come, first served. Equipment needed: A computer with speakers/headphones and a high-speed Internet connection (LAN, DSL/cable modem, high-speed wireless). To join the seminar: Visit http://www.msuextensionconnect.org/aginuncertaintimes/   • This web link opens a screen that has the Enter as a Guest option selected. Use this option and enter your name and then click on the Enter Room button. • Start time: is 2:00 pm Eastern (1P CDT /12 Noon MDT/11A PDT). Please log on a few minutes early to view information about how to ask presenters questions and to make sure your audio is working. • Prior to the meeting date and time: Test your computer’s connectivity with the system. Visit http://www.msuextensionconnect.org/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm. Follow the instructions provided. This webinar is part of a continuing effort by the AAEA Extension Section to expand its relevance for Section members. Similar issue-based webinars are planned for the future.