The average cash rent for non-irrigated cropland in Wisconsin increased 7 percent from $112 per acre in 2012 to $120 per acre in 2013, according to state report issued Tuesday.
Average rent in the east-central part of the state - including Brown, Door and Kewaunee counties - increased from an average of $106 per acre to $118 per acre, according to a report from the Wisconsin field office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Brown County had the highest average rent in the region at $144 per acre, up from $120 last year
Rents in the northeast section of the state - including Marinette, Shawano and Oconto counties - remained unchanged at $77 per acre.
Southwestern counties had the highest average rent for non-irrigated cropland at $165 per acre, according to the report.