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Johnson County

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Johnson County
11811 S. Sunset Drive
Suite 1500
Olathe, KS 66061

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday,
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

(913) 715-7000
(913) 715-7005 fax

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Kansas Custom Rates Publication

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What’s the going rate for having someone mow your pastures or put up hay?

What if you need some help with wheat harvest and need to custom hire someone to combine? 

The current edition of the Kansas Custom Rate Comparisons for 2020 book is available. 

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If you want immediate online access, click here

Deciding on the rate to pay someone for machinery work is a lot like deciding on the rate to lease farmland. There is always a lot of give and take. These rate books will help you be in the ballpark in negotiating price.