ICYMI: Succession Planning Kickoff Seminar for Farm Business

ICYMI: Succession Planning Kickoff Seminar for Farm Business

The second annual Farm Business Succession Kickoff Seminar will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 14, 2018, at the Doubletree Hotel in Syracuse. Cost is $45 for the first farm attendee, $40 each additional farm attendee. Registration is required by Dec. 7.  Register online and pay by credit card at  cnydfc.cce.cornell.edu/event.php?id=753.

This year’s conference will focus on addressing the challenges surrounding succession planning for farm businesses, including tax, legal and estate implications, family communication, and financial issues. Speakers will include Steve Walker, Esq., Erica Leubner, MSW, of NY FarmNet, and John Lehr of Farm Credit East. In addition, a diverse panel of producers will share their experiences around business transition. Following the program, producers will be able to sign up for a three part follow up workshop series, which will focus on helping the farm prepare to move forward with their transition planning process.

This event is hosted by the Cornell University PRO-DAIRY program, the South Central NY Dairy & Field Crops Team, Central New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team, NY FarmNet, and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga and Herkimer Counties. Contact CCE Herkimer County at 315.866.7920 for more information.

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