MANKATO, Minn. — Farm transition is a challenging process that requires careful planning. University of Minnesota Extension is presenting twelve workshops on farm transition and estate planning this winter. These workshops are no cost to attendees, but pre-registration is requested.
Workshops will be held in Elko New Market on November 21, Cologne on December 4, Pipestone on December 11, Fergus Falls on December 19, January 15 in Roseau, January 16 in Moorhead, Blue Earth on January 22, Preston on January 29, Floodwood on February 12, Mora on February 13, Olivia on March 4, and St. Cloud on March 11. Workshops are 9:30 am to 3:30 pm with lunch included. The workshop covers farm goal setting, business structures, business succession, estate planning and retirement, family communication, and additional farm transition educational resources. Farmers at any stage, from beginning to retirement, can benefit from the workshop materials.
This workshop is a partnership of University of Minnesota Extension and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. We also collaborate to offer multi-day farm transition planning sessions, which will be held in Wabasha, Faribault, and Alexandria. Funding for this project was provided by the North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center, the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Award Number 2018-70024-28586.
For more information and to register go to z.umn.edu/farmtransitionevents. If you need registration assistance, please contact University of Minnesota Extension in Mankato, 507-389-6714.
— University of Minnesota Extension
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