These are survey results only - not recommended rates.

NOTES: *Indicates one report received.

Cash Rental

Cash Rent - croplandLocationAverage 2015Range 2016Most Common 2016Average 2016
AlbertaSouth – irrigated $105/ac$65-150/ac$65-150/ac$108.33/ac
South - dryland$55/acNo ResponseNo ResponseNo Response
Central $65.33/ac$40-90/ac$60-90/ac$66.10/ac
North$55.75/ac$10-90/ac$45-85/ac$55.67/ac
Peace$57.60/ac$40-55/ac$40-55/ac$51.25/ac
Total reports = 68 Surveyed spring 2016

Cropshare Rental

Cropshare Rental - croplandLocationLandlord:TenantNo. of Leases% ReportingNotes
AlbertaSouth1/3:2/32100Tenant pays all but taxes in 0 of 2 agreements.
Central1/3:2/3133Tenant pays all but taxes in 3 of 3 agreements.
1/2:1/2267
North1/4:3/4250Tenant pays all but taxes in 4 of 4 agreements.
1/3:2/3125
1/2:1/2125
Peace1/4:3/4150Tenant pays all but taxes in 2 of 2 agreements.
1/2:1/2150
Total reports = 11 Surveyed spring 2016

Length of Lease

Length of Lease - croplandCash RentCrop Share
YearsNumber of leases%Number of leases%
12740655
22300
3202919
411.500
5172500
6+0000
Open11.5436
Total6810011100
Total reports = 79 Surveyed Spring 2016

Type of Lease

Type of Lease - croplandCash RentCrop Share
LocationNumber of leases%Number of leases%
South46218
Central3146327
North3044437
Peace34218
Total6810011100
Total reports = 79 Surveyed Spring 2016

Pasture Rental

Cash Rent - private pastureLocationMost Common 2015Range 2016Most Common 2016
AlbertaSouth$30.00/AUM*
$1/hd/day
$1/pair/day*
-
$30.00/AUM*
$1/hd/day
-
$25/ac
$30.00/AUM*
$1/hd/day
-
25/ac
Central$28-30/AUM
$2000-6500/season
-
$12-30/AUM
$2500-6500/season
$30/pair/month
$25-30/AUM
$2500-6500/season
$30/pair/month
North$20-25/AUM
$20/ac*
$1000-1800/season
-
-
$14-25/AUM
$30/ac*
-
$18-21/hd/month
$1.50/pair/day*
$25/AUM
$30/ac*
-
$18-21/hd/month
$1.50/pair/day*
Total reports = 33 Surveyed Spring 2016