Farm Estate and Transition Workshop March 27 in York - UNL CropWatch, March 4, 2013

Farm Estate and Transition Workshop March 27 in York - UNL CropWatch, March 4, 2013

March 4, 2013

Learn the ins and outs of transferring a farm estate, what to consider, and how to develop a plan customized for you. Presenters will be David Goeller, deputy director, North Central Risk Management Agency, and Joe Nawbaker, agricultural law attorney.

A Farm Estate and Transition Planning Workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 27 at the York Country Club.

This workshop offers a reliable, useful discussion of business, family, and tax issues involved in passing on the family farm or ranch, and the legal tools use to address these issues.

Workshop topics will include:

  • family dynamics and expectations in a business setting;
  • how to be a good consumer of legal and estate planning services;
  • determining goals and financial viability;
  • efficient methods of transferring a farm operation;
  • estate, gift, and inheritance taxes; and
  • probate, wills, trusts, titling, basis, long-term care, Medicaid, powers of attorney.


To register, call the Rural Response Hotline at 800-464-0258 or contact Extension Educator Gary Zoubek  at 402-362-5508 or by email at

The program is sponsored by the Nebraska Network for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers, Nebraska Department of Agriculture Farm Mediation, and Legal Aid of Nebraska, the USDA Risk Management Agency, and UNL Extension.

The York Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business Committee, Cornerstone Bank, Henderson State Bank, and York State Bank are underwriting this event and the luncheon meal.

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