The 2013 land rent survey was conducted October, 2013 by the Nicollet County Extension Office. Land owners anonymously responded by stating their township and acreage, 2013 cash rent, 2014 cash rent and percent of parcel with adequate drainage. There were 103 responses. Survey results totaled 15,954.7 acres with a 2013 average rent of $238.56 and a 2014 average rent of $245.20. Nicollet County farmland averaged a 2.78% increase in rent value for the 2014 crop year. The average field is 79% adequately drained.