our God-forsaken peasants, some of whom don’t adequately manure and work the fields, as is necessary and at the right time, as is needed. They let them grow wild, become overgrown, and fall to waste. … Many misers are speculating on inflation and practicing usury with the gifts provided by God, and that is the reason that God is cursing our fields…. And that, among other things, and not the least, is one of the reasons for the present sterility (of the fields), that our fields do not produce and bear as bountifully as they did some years ago, which worries and concerns many people.
Geizhelse = plural of Siehe Wörterbuch: Geizhals
Mein Verbesserungsversuch, so würde ich es ungefähr wiedergeben.