Fall harvest isn’t the only thing farmers should be ready for this time of year; it’s also time to negotiate cash rents. With so much data and information out there on the topic, it can sometimes be difficult to “tune out the noise.” Experts say it’s important to focus on your individual production costs, productivity and overall goals in determining the right cash rent for your rented acres. Preparing those figures ahead of time and clearly communicating with landowners are two steps to take to ensure you land on a rate that works for all involved parties. See other priorities to consider in finding the right rent.