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Farm resource guide available

A new Farm Resource Guide for 2009 includes a variety of useful farm business management information.

The front of the guide has the most frequently requested information on custom rates, rental rates, farmland sales, and rents for various bins and buildings. There are interactive lease forms for cash rent and share rent arrangements if you order a compact disc or email version.

Marketing information is included, listing the cash price probabilities for cash corn and soybeans for Worthington, Minn. since 1980. Information from the Southwest Farm Business Management Association includes trends in costs, family living and net worth changes.

At the end of the guide is a section on Feedlot Rule highlights and information on Manure Agreement and Easements, including examples of Manure Spreading Lease and Land Application Agreement forms.

Crop rental information is available for counties with significant farm numbers in Adult Farm Management.