cropland rent http://kbia.org en Crop, livestock price increases drive up rent costs http://kbia.org/post/crop-livestock-price-increases-drive-rent-costs <p>It cost more to rent an acre of cropland or pasture land in 2012, according to new figures from the USDA.</p><p>The average cost to rent an acre of cropland in Missouri went up by 4 percent. Pastureland increased by 10 percent.</p><p>Ron Plain is an agricultural economics professor at the University of Missouri. He says rental rates and a land’s market value are both tied to the value of what is being produced on that land.</p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 14:02:35 +0000 Jacob McCleland 21735 at http://kbia.org Crop, livestock price increases drive up rent costs