Every three years the county puts the 161 acres of tillable ground out for lease. This year there were three bids for the property. Robin Roberts submitted a bid of $188.50 an acre while KSF farms presented a bid of $203.00 per acre. The winning bid came from Schrock Farms, the current renter with a bid of $257.50 per acre. That was the high bid for 2021, 2022 and 2023. Schrock Farms is the current renter and paid $276.00 an acre for 2018, 2019 and 2020.
The cash rent payments are due to the county on May 1st and November 1st of each year.