Info for Landowners

Conservation Information

  • Absentee Rural Land Ownership (PDF) – Oklahoma State University
  • Private Landowner Network
  • Recommendations for New Forest Landowners (PDF) – Virginia Tech Department of Forestry
  • So you have inherited a farm (PDF) – Iowa State University Extension
  • Soil Erosion and Water Quality (PDF)– Iowa State University Extension
  • Sustainable Practices (PDF) – Iowa State University Extension
  • Tenant Landowner Relationship (PDF) – Ohio State University Extension

Leasing Examples

  • Iowa Farm Lease (PDF) – Iowa State University Extension
  • New Mexico Farm Rental Agreement (PDF) – New Mexico State University Extension

Leasing Information

  • Sustainable Farm LeasesDrake University and The Leopold Center
  • Flexible Farm Leases (PDF) – Iowa State University Extension
  • Grazing Leases (PDF) – Kansas State University
  • Leasing and Land Ownership Terms (PDF) – Iowa State University Extension
  • Leasing Checklist (PDF)Center for Absentee Landowners
  • Leasing Fact Sheet (PDF)Center for Absentee Landowners

Vegetative Filter Strips

  • Conservation Buffers & Water Quality (PDF) – Iowa State University Extension
  • What is a Conservation Buffer (PDF) – Conservation Technology Information Center
  • Why Buffers Work (PDF) – Natural Resources Conservation Service

Land Protection Resources