First Flint Hills leasing report in four years reveals all-time high pasture rent rates

Flint Hills pasture lease rates are higher than they have ever been.

Well, certainly the highest on record, according to the Bluestem Pasture Release – 2013, issued May, 7, 2013, by Kanas Agricultural Statistics at the Kansas Department of Agriculture.

Dale Rodman, secretary of the Kansas Department of Agriculture, said funding has not been available for the past three years to complete the survey of leasing rates for the 14-county Bluestem pasture. Continue reading →