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2014 NASS Cropland and Pastureland Rental Rates

USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released cash rental rates for 2014 irrigated and non-irrigated cropland and pastureland for Virginia counties and cities. See the following PDF file for details

2014 NASS Cropland and Pastureland Rental Rates

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2015 Shenandoah Valley Alleghany Highlands Farmland Rental Survey

Tom Stanley; Extension Agent for Farm Business Management, Tom Stanley

To view the results in PDF click on this link: 2015 Land Rental Guide for The Central Shenandoah Valley and Alleghany Highlands.

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New Publications from AAEC and Extension

Hard Cider? – Assessing the Economic Feasibility of Growing Specialized Apple Cultivars for Sale to Commercial Hard Cider Producers, authored by  Jarrad Farris, Research Assistant, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Greg Peck, Assistant Professor, Horticulture, Alson H. Smith Jr. AREC  and Gordon Groover, Extension Economist, Agricultural and Applied Economics, all of Virginia Tech. This publication describes a set of associated budget spreadsheets that utilize a systematic means to assess the feasibility of growing specialty apple cultivars for sale to commercial hard cider producers. This publication supports two spreadsheet decision aids for growers to individualize for their own situation. This publication and spreadsheets can be found at http://pubs.ext.vt.edu/AREC/AREC-46/AREC-46.html. Continue reading

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2012 NASS Cropland and Pastureland Rental Rates

Guidance on the current land rental/lease rates for farmland in Virginia is one of the most frequent calls many agents and specialists receive over the years. Annually USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released cash rental rates for irrigated and non-irrigated cropland and pastureland for Virginia counties and cities. The report titled 2012 NASS Cropland and Pastureland Rental Rates authored by Lex Bruce and Gordon Groover can be found at http://www.pubs.ext.vt.edu/AAEC/AAEC-44/AAEC-44_PDF.pdf

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