USDA Releases 2017 Cash Rent Averages for Maryland and Delaware

 

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Photo of barn at Friendship Farm Park in Charles County MD by Scrawl Design

 

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistic Service (NASS) updated data on cash rent paid by farmers in 2017. NASS collects this data from 240,000 farms across the United States annually through the Cash Rent Survey – data used by other agencies throughout USDA. The survey results can also give us an idea of what other tenants in the area may be paying per acre for farmland. Continue reading