5-5 AGRICULTURAL AND GRAZING LEASES OF SCHOOL AND PUBLIC LANDS
AGRICULTURAL AND GRAZING LEASES OF SCHOOL AND PUBLIC LANDS
Definition of terms.
Definition of "agricultural purposes.".
Designation of lands to be leased--Establishment of regulations.
Leases to be at public auction after notice--Maximum tract.
Publication of notice of leasing auction.
Conduct, time, and place of leasing auction--Commissioner to conduct auction.
Minimum rental rate for agricultural lands.
Division or joining of tracts not leased at auction--Continuation and adjournment of
Appraisal of grazing lands--Definition of terms.
Commissioner's duty concerning appraisals and records.
Factors considered in appraisals of grazing lands.
Minimum annual rental for grazing lands--Formula.
Rent payable in advance--Maximum term of lease--Governor's approval required--Lessee's right to renewal.
Short-term leases acceptable--Leasing without readvertisement--Entitlement to new
Special four-year leases for approved land renovation practices--Cancellation--Entitlement to new five-year lease.
Provisions for sale or exchange of land unimpaired--Cancellation of lease to permit
sale or exchange.
Deposit of first year's rent by successful bidder--Approval, execution, and delivery
of lease--Return of deposit if lease disapproved.
Rent payable annually in advance to commissioner.
Action to recover delinquent rent or forfeit lease--Prosecution of action--Proceeds of
Agricultural lessee to clear weeds and pests.
Waste and burning on leased lands prohibited--Action for forfeiture and damages.
Assignment of lease--Approval required--Form--Filing--Fee--Subletting prohibited--Double damages for subletting.
Action to enforce prohibition against subletting--Disposition of proceeds.
Permit for improvements and conservation activities by lessee--Right of removal--State not liable for material or labor.
State ownership of improvements not removed--Permit renewed by new lease by
Permit for fall tillage, weed control and planting in final year of lease--Valuation by
board of appraisal.
Notice to lessee of expiration of lease--Rental rate for extension.
Extension or renewal on application by lessee--Cancellation of lease on failure to
Permit to new lessee to enter for fall tillage, weed control, and planting--Protection
of original lessee.
Deposit by new lessee or purchaser to cover improvements--Alternative proof that
improvements will be removed.
Application by owner of improvements for board of appraisal--Deposit for cost of
Appraisal of improvements--Composition and appointment of board--Report of
appraisal--Compensation and expenses of appraisers.
Acceptance or rejection of appraisal values.
Hunting in crops on school and public lands prohibited--Exception.