BATAVIA, N.Y. — Farm owners, managers and potential entrants to the business are encouraged to participate in a Succession and Estate Planning Kickoff Seminar on Wednesday, January 24 at Quality Inn in Batavia, New York. Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team and Pro-Dairy offer this seminar to introduce important concepts in succession and estate planning.
You will Learn:
- Why planning is critical to succeeding when a new generation joins the management team or takes control of the farm business
- About the legal issue surrounding asset preservation in estate and transfer planning
- Communication tactics to use for building strong working relationships across the generations
- Meet people who can help you develop an estate and/or succession plan that fits your farm
- Preserving Farm Assets for Future Generations
- Legal Issues to Address in Estate and Farm Business Succession Planning
- Communicating to Build and Strengthen Working Relationships
- Timothy Moag; Freed, Maxick and Battaglia, CPAs PC
- Steven Walker; Scolaro, Fetter, Grizanti, McGough & King, PC, Attorneys & Counselors at Law
- Erica, Leubner, MSW, NY FarmNet Farm Family Consultant
For registration information go to: https://nwnyteam.cce.cornell.edu/events.php or contact Lisa Aures at firstname.lastname@example.org or 585-786-2251. The registration fee including handouts, morning refreshments and lunch is $40 for the first person from a farm and $30 for each additional participant for farms enrolled with the Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program. If not enrolled, the registration fee will be an additional $10 for each participant
A series of workshops to help participants clarify their goals, identify a planning team to assist in achieving retirement, succession or estate planning goals and learn skills for communicating your ideas to your heirs or successors will be offered following this seminar.
Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program serves ten counties in the region from Niagara Falls to Penn Yan. The team of nine specialists work with many types and sizes of farm to help them put research based knowledge to work for their businesses. Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer an educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities.
—Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wyoming County
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