Equipment Leasing and Renting as Alternative Sources of Investment Capital for Northeast Farmers
The objectives of this investigation were to determine the availability of, and terms for, leasing and renting farm machinery in the Northeast and to assess the relative advantages of these two alternatives compared to outright purchase. The first section of this publication reports the results of a survey of different leasing and renting programs offered by Northeastern farm equipment dealers. The second presents an economic analysis of the merits of machinery rental and leasing programs as compared to outright purchase of selected machines.
New York State Agricultural Experiment Station
equipment leasing and renting; investment capital; Northeast farmers
New York's Food and Life Sciences Bulletin67