This winter will be an excellent time to make progress on your farm transitions, and there are a lot of good workshops coming up to help.
Jim and LeeAnn Van Der Pol, Jerry Ford and Marienne Kreitlow will be talking “A Tale of Two Farm Transitions” at the SFA Annual Conference Feb. 10 at the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph (registration open at above link).
Other opportunities include:
- Minnesota Organic Conference, Jan. 11-12, St. Cloud. Sessions include “Keeping the Next Generation Farming” and “The Top 10: Estate Planning Tips for Farmers.”
- Practical Farmers of Iowa, Jan. 19-20, Ames, Iowa (Jan 19-20). Sessions include “Risk and Conflict in Family Farm Businesses,” “How to Talk to your Family About Succession Planning,” “Estate Planning with Farming and Non-Farming Heirs” and “Land Access: Pitfalls and potential.”
- Land Stewardship Project, Jan. 20, Feb. 10 & March 3, Northfield – “Farm Transitions Workshop Series” (must attend all).
- MOSES, Feb. 22-24, LaCrosse, Wis. Sessions include “Land access bootcamp,” “127 easy steps to land ownership” and “Farm transfers of the non-family variety.”
For more information, visit our Farm Transitions archive.