Understanding Non-operating Farm Landowners

Project Type: Education Only
Funds awarded in 2019: $50,000.00
Projected End Date: 09/30/2021
Grant Recipient: American Farmland Trust
Region: Southern
State: Washington, DC
Principal Investigator:
Jamie Mierau
American Farmland Trust
Farmers and ranchers own and operate about 61 percent of U.S. agricultural land. The remaining 39 percent is owned by individuals (non-operating landowners) who rent their land to farmers. This fact sheet provides critical information about non-operating landowners and how to help them steward their land.
Fact Sheet
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.