"Farm Land, Buildings and Equipment Cash Lease Form"

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CASH LEASE OF FARM LAND, BUILDINGS AND EQUIPMENT
THIS LEASE is entered into this __________day of_______________, 20____,
Between __________________________, landlord, of___________________________
(Address)
and ______________________________, tenant, of ____________________________
(Address)
1. The landlord hereby leases to the tenant, to use for agricultural purposes, the
following-described property, located in _________________ County, State of
_______________, and commonly known as________________________.
and consisting of _______ acres, more or less, all rights thereto except as specified
below:
a. The landlord reserves the right to use the following land and buildings:
2. The landlord reserves the right of himself, his agents, his employees, or his assigns to
enter the farm at any reasonable time for purposes of (a) of consultation with the tenant;
(b) of making repairs, improvements, and inspections; (c) of developing mineral
resources; and (d) after notice of termination of the lease is given, none of which is to
interfere with the tenant in carrying out regular farm operations.
3. The landlord does not convey to the tenant the right to lease or sublet any part of the
land or buildings or to assign the lease to any person or persons whomsoever.
4. If the landlord should sell or otherwise transfer title to the land and buildings, he will
do so subject to the provisions of this lease.
5. The terms of this lease shall be binding upon the heirs, executors, administrators, and
successors of both the landlords and tenant in like manner as upon the original parties.
However, in event the lease is for more than one year, the heirs or successors of the
tenant shall have the option to give written notice of termination effective at the end of
the lease year in which the death occurs.
6. The landlord warrants that he has the right to lease the land and buildings, and will
defend the tenant’s possession against any and all persons whomsoever.
CASH LEASE OF FARM LAND, BUILDINGS AND EQUIPMENT
THIS LEASE is entered into this __________day of_______________, 20____,
Between __________________________, landlord, of___________________________
(Address)
and ______________________________, tenant, of ____________________________
(Address)
1. The landlord hereby leases to the tenant, to use for agricultural purposes, the
following-described property, located in _________________ County, State of
_______________, and commonly known as________________________.
and consisting of _______ acres, more or less, all rights thereto except as specified
below:
a. The landlord reserves the right to use the following land and buildings:
2. The landlord reserves the right of himself, his agents, his employees, or his assigns to
enter the farm at any reasonable time for purposes of (a) of consultation with the tenant;
(b) of making repairs, improvements, and inspections; (c) of developing mineral
resources; and (d) after notice of termination of the lease is given, none of which is to
interfere with the tenant in carrying out regular farm operations.
3. The landlord does not convey to the tenant the right to lease or sublet any part of the
land or buildings or to assign the lease to any person or persons whomsoever.
4. If the landlord should sell or otherwise transfer title to the land and buildings, he will
do so subject to the provisions of this lease.
5. The terms of this lease shall be binding upon the heirs, executors, administrators, and
successors of both the landlords and tenant in like manner as upon the original parties.
However, in event the lease is for more than one year, the heirs or successors of the
tenant shall have the option to give written notice of termination effective at the end of
the lease year in which the death occurs.
6. The landlord warrants that he has the right to lease the land and buildings, and will
defend the tenant’s possession against any and all persons whomsoever.
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7. To improve the land, conserve its resources, and maintain it in a high state of
cultivation, the two parties agree as follows:
a. The tenant will maintain the land during his tenancy in as good condition as at
the beginning, normal wear and depreciation and damages from causes beyond tenant’s
control excepted.
b. The tenant will operate the land in an efficient and husbandlike way.
c. The tenant will not, without oral consent of the landlord, cut live trees for sale
or personal use.
d. The landlord reserves the right to prevent the production of any crop on any or
all land where the production of such crop would clearly damage the land due to
excessive erosion or other causes.
e. The tenant will use fertilization practices which will prevent depletion of the
essential plant food elements in the soil.
8. The tenant will maintain the buildings and equipment during his tenancy in as good
condition as at the beginning, normal wear and depreciation beyond tenant’s control
excepted.
9. The tenant agrees to pay to the landlord as cash rent the amount of $____________,
per __________ and such payment will be made as follows:
10. The term of this lease shall be ________ years(s) from __________________, 20___,
to _________________, 20____, and this lease shall continue in effect from year to year
thereafter until written notice of termination is given by either party to the other at
least_________________ months before expiration of this lease or any renewal.
11. The tenant agrees that he or his agent will possess the land and facilities continuously
during the term of the lease.
12. The tenant agrees to surrender possession of the land, buildings and equipment
peaceably at the termination of the lease.
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13. A request for general review of the lease may be at least _____ days prior to the final
date for giving notice to terminate this lease. Amendments and alterations to this lease
shall be made in writing.
14. This lease shall not give rise to a partnership relationship, and neither party shall have
the authority to obligate the other without written consent, except as specifically provided
in this lease.
15. Each party agrees that the other party shall in no way be responsible for the debts of,
or liabilities for accidents or damages caused by the other party.
16. Willful neglect, failure, or refusal by either party to carry out any substantial
provision of this lease shall give the other party the benefits of any proceedings provided
by law.
17. Any differences between the parties as to their several rights and obligations under
this lease that are not settled by mutual agreement after thorough discussion, shall be
submitted for arbitration to a committee of three disinterested persons, one selected by
each party hereto and the third by the two thus selected, and the committee’s decision
shall be accepted by both parties.
Additional agreements:
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have signed this lease on the _______day
of __________________________, 20______.
_______________________________
(Landlord)
_______________________________
_______________________________
(Tenant)
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