Allan Vyhnalek - Extension Educator, Farm/Ranch Succession and Transition

Allan Vyhnalek

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Work Filley Hall (FYH) 102
Lincoln NE 68583-0922
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Work 402-472-1771 On campus, dial 2-1771
Allan Vyhnalek has spent over 32 years in Extension working in both Iowa and Nebraska. He is a native of Saline County, Nebraska.Vyhnalek received his Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln in Agricultural Education. He taught in high school and post-secondary classrooms for 8 ½ years prior to joining Extension.<br> <br>His current role is as Extension Educator for Farm/Ranch Succession and Transition – state-wide.He works from Ag Economics Department at UNL.<br> <br>He has a passion for the future of rural Nebraska. That is why he is interested in helping individuals, groups, and communities understand how good communications, negotiation skills and generational differences relate to how communities and families function as we develop Nebraska for future generations.

Website: agecon.unl.edu/succession
Twitter: @arvred73
Allan Vyhnalek has worked in Extension in Iowa and Nebraska for 28 years. A native of Saline County, Nebraska, Vyhnalek received BS and MS degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in agricultural education.  He taught in high school and post-secondary classrooms for 8.5 years prior to joining Extension.
Focus Areas: Farm Management and Ag Economics
Educational Programming: Ag marketing, farm leases, landlord/tenant relationships, farm transition, and estate planning

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Terminating a Verbal Farm Land Lease

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How Land Transitions can Lead to Unintended Consequences

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Inaction or failing to plan and communicate your wishes for transitioning your farm estate can create unnecessary and unexpected problems for the next generation. Here's what one family faced after the passing of their parents and what might have been done differently.

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October 23, 2017
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Terminating a Verbal Farm Land Lease

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