Today's Cotton Newsline is 4 cuts. All cuts are Leah Duzy, Agricultural Economist at the USDA ARS National Soil Dynamics Lab in Auburn, Alabama.
Suggested Introduction 1:
Land values have been on the increase across the cotton belt, and the choices you make when setting up rental agreements can directly affect your farm's profitability. Leah Duzy, Agricultural Economist at the USDA ARS National Soil Dynamics Lab in Auburn, Alabama, conducted a recent study on the impact alternative land rental agreements have on the profitability of cotton farms. Today she shares her findings with us.
Suggested Introduction 2:
Duzy explains how the NASS survey data was applied in the study.
Suggested Introduction 3:
Dry weather patterns in some regions of the cotton belt, are leading producers to look more closely at renting irrigated land.
Suggested Introduction 4:
How you set up your rental agreements will directly affect your profitability.