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Farm Succession Planning Webinar Series

February 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until February 16, 2022

Description:

Feel like your family needs to start talking about the future of the farm, but you don’t know where to start?
Have questions about passing on the farm?  Looking for a successor to take over your farm?

Attend this FREE farm succession planning webinar series for transitioning farmers and junior generation farmers to learn the basics of succession planning, including how to get started, where to find advisors and additional resources, ask questions, and get support on this challenging process. All generations, including family and non-family members, who may play a role in the farm’s future are encouraged to attend. Four-part live webinar series meets virtually on Wednesdays at lunchtime from 11:00am – 1:00pm:

  • January 26 – Getting Started & Financial Considerations: Resources, Tips and Where to Get Assistance
  • February 2 – Legal Considerations: Business Entities, and Estate Planning
  • February 9 – Financial, Retirement & Tax Considerations: Taxes, Viability and Retirement
  • February 16 – Farmer Panel Successes & Challenges: Several farmers will share their experiences

“With sound succession planning with concrete action steps, it is more likely that the goals and desires of all the generations involved can be met, and there is a greater likelihood that the farm will stay in farming,” explains Mike Ghia, Vermont Field Agent at Land For Good.

Instructors include Land For Good’s Mike Ghia, Vermont Field Agent, as well as guest attorney with expertise in succession planning, Jesse Richardson, Professor of Law, Lead Land Use Attorney, and guest financial specialist Nicholas Bullock, EA, Senior Farm Tax Specialist, Yankee Farm Credit. For more details or to register, go to landforgood.org/events.

Registration gives you access to all the webinars in this series, as well as class worksheets and resource handouts. Webinar recordings will also be made available to watch at your convenience. 

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Priority for registration given to Vermont farmers. Farmers from across New England welcome to attend as space allows.

Funded with support from individual donors and the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board.

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