News about succession planning
Discussing topics such estate planning and mental health may not be comfortable for family members, but are essential.
As a farm succession mediator, I have seen some extreme situations. In fact, the memory of my first client is ingrained in my mind after having to take a shotgun out of his hands.
Many Hoosier farmers today have benefitted from the choices and plans made by their fathers or grandfathers more than 50 years ago. The practice of planning for a farm’s future is a legacy that can be passed forward to tomorrow’s generations.
The Purdue Extension Succession Planning Team will offer a virtual series of workshops on “Keeping the Farm Resilient in Uncertain Times.”
The Purdue Extension Succession Planning Team is hosting the workshop “Keeping the Farm Resilient in Uncertain Times” for family farm operators interested in learning more about succession planning. The three-night virtual workshop will be offered 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. EST Feb. 8, 15 and 22.
Ten years of planning, 10 years of want ads and hope and worry ended one day in October when Don Kretschmann realized it wasn’t going to work. No one was going to step in. This was going to be the last harvest at Kretschmann Family Organic Farm.
Join the Purdue Women in Agriculture Team for the free webinar First Steps in Succession Planning at 12:30 p.m. EST Jan. 20.
The Grow Your Farm Operation Series will be held Tuesdays, Jan. 12-March 2, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. EST.