Farm Estate

Steps on a hillside

Accounting for Agriculture: Step Up While Passing Down December 11, 2018

A major consideration in estate planning is the transfer of assets to the next generation. Using step-up in basis can allow for the sale of long-held farm ground that appreciated in value, with little to no capital gain issues.

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Farm/Ranch Transition Workshops: When You're Not in Control September 28, 2018

A new series of Nebraska Extension farm/ranch transition workshops is designed for the "sandwich generation," the one falling between retiring grandparents and the grandchildren who may or may not be interested in returning to the operation. The workshops will cover family communication and financial and legal aspects.

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Farm Succession Workshops Continue in January December 18, 2015

The Nebraska Farm Succession Series, hosted by the Nebraska Beginning Farmer and Rancher Network, returns in January with free workshops in Mead, Tekamah, Norfolk and Central City.

The meetings are designed to answer key questions of farm and ranch owners, families, and those just beginning in farming.

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