Agricultural Economics Department


Date of this Version

July 2002


Selected paper presented at the 2002 Annual Meeting of the Western Agricultural Economics Association, held jointly with the American Agricultural Economics Association, Long Beach, CA. July 28-31, 2002. Copyright 2002 by the authors. Used by permission.


Factors influencing choice of share or cash rental leases for cropland are examined using a 1996 dataset containing 1071 lease contracts in Nebraska and in South Dakota. Logistic regression results indicate tenant’s age, capital position, and relationship with landlord were more important than leased land use or crop management variables.