Farm Succession

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2023 Ag Day on Jan. 31 to Focus on Farm Succession Planning

January 23, 2023
Free to attend, this year's Ag Day in Aurora will provide updates on pests and diseases for corn and soybean growers, irrigation management guidance and industry news, as well as an afternoon session dedicated to farm and ranch transition and succession discussions.

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Flame weeding equipment
Flame weeder equipment is used on a field during a Systems Approach to Weed Control workshop. (Photo courtesy Nebraska Today | James Huenefeld)

Registration Open for Local Food and Healthy Farms Conference

January 19, 2023
Free to attend, the conference will feature sessions on farm financial and transition planning, farm skills, field crops, livestock, farm and food policy, and more.

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Estate Planning Workshop Dec. 8 in Auburn

October 14, 2022
The workshop will offer tools and strategies to effectively complete estate plans, offer background on common mistakes during the process, and highlight essential considerations for creating and carrying out estate and succession plans.

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Generational farm family

Returning to the Farm Workshop for Families in Transition Dec. 9, 10 in York

September 29, 2022
Families will receive guidance on developing estate and transition plans, setting personal and professional goals and improving the communication process between family members.

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Free Farm Succession Workshops in December

September 27, 2022
The Nebraska Rural Response Hotline is hosting three workshops in December that will help producers build business succession plans and better understand certain tax measures, such as inheritance tax and federal transfer tax.

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Get Perspective Before Big Decisions

September 15, 2022
Extension Educator Allan Vyhnalek reviews key elements for business conversations between landlords and tenants that will lead to more positive outcomes.

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Ag Estate Planning, Leasing Workshops Scheduled for Panhandle in November

September 12, 2022
These estate planning workshops will help producers effectively create estate and transition plans, while the leasing workshops will focus on equitable leasing strategies, cash rental rates and more. 

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Photo by Realagstock; courtesy Center for Agricultural Profitability

Adding Another Family Member to the Farm Payroll

August 25, 2022
What does it really take to financially employ another family member on the operation? CAP Director Larry Van Tassell explains how to determine fair and accurate compensation.

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