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The University of Tennessee, Institute of Agriculture

Production Economics Analysis Group


Tennessee Farmland Legacy

Planning Today for Tomorrow's Farms

2014 Farmland Legacy Mini-Conference

Tennessee Farmland Legacy Partnership will offer a free mini-conference this year in conjunction with the UT Extension No-Till Field Day in Milan, TN Thursday July 24.  Every farmer, landowner and farm family will benefit by attending this session. 

The Farmland Legacy Program will be offered three times. Shaded sessions are in Tour "M" tent near exhibits. The sessions will be offered at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.  Click here for more details.


Leasing Publication Series Now available

Publications that address the financial, legal, and human risks associated with farmland leases. Publications will address (1) basic legal requirements, (2) types of leases and the advantages and disadvantages of each, (3) negotiating rental rates, and (4) building and maintaining a good working relationship between landlord and tenant.  You can also find an online leasing tool, the Leasing Toolbox, that will help landowners and tenants become more informed about types of leases and rental rates. You can find the publications and Leasing Toolbox on our Leasing Resources page.


NOW Available!


Planning Today for Tomorrow's Farms:
 A Workbook for Tennessee Farm Families

To download the book or to learn more about this resource please click the tab on the left hand side “Farmland Legacy Tools” and then “A Workbook for TN Farm Families”.

If you would like a hard copy of the book, you can purchase it for it will be made available for purchase for $25 online by clicking here