Contracts and Leases

The resources below provide a starting point for farmers as they develop agreements for use in their businesses. The samples are intended for general information purposes only. Please seek legal advice when entering into agreements.

Successfully managing and planning your business success starts with you. Contact your local Manitoba Agriculture GO Office for the support, advice and resources you need to make sound decisions for the continued success of your farm business.  If you have questions, email us and a farm management specialist will contact you.


Crop land leasing overview

The basics of crop land leasing are explained in this overview, which can be downloaded in either PDF* or MS Word** format.

* Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Version - requires
Adobe Acrobat Reader
** MS Word '97 Document (.doc)


Sample agreements

  • Cash lease PDF (25 KB) or MS Word (52KB)
  • Crop share lease PDF (27 KB)  or MS Word (55 KB)
  • Cow-calf share lease PDF (27 KB) or MS Word (55 KB)
  • Custom cattle feeding PDF (20 KB) or MS Word (60 KB)
  • Custom pasture PDF (15 KB) or MS Word (54 KB)

Other resources

Business Structure