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This month's cover story:

Taking the Reins

Millennial manager empowers team and grows Illinois hog operation.

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By Sara Schafer
  • Long-Term Planning Pays Off

    02/22/2017 02:31 AM

    How to ensure quality health care as you age

  • The Dangers of a Vanilla Plan
    02/20/2017 01:35 PM

    Determine who gets what in a succession plan, and communicate it clearly.

  • Planning Preserves Farm Legacy
    12/25/2016 12:00 PM

    Time, effort and good records help one family protect their farm.

  • 10 Best Practices for Management Transitions
    12/12/2016 01:08 PM

    Danny Klinefelter: "During my years in agricultural lending and running The Executive Program for Agricultural Producers (TEPAP), I worked with hundreds of family farm and ranch businesses. In the process, I’ve observed 10 best practices for transitioning management to the next generation."

  • Register Today! Legacy Conference Is December 8-9
    12/07/2016 10:09 AM

    You can still register to attend the Farm Journal Legacy Project Conference from Dec. 8-9, 2016, in Kansas City. Here's how.

  • Avoid Conflict-Sit Down and Talk 10-19 audio
    10/19/2016 09:15 AM In today's podcast host Pam Fretwell visits with Carolyn Rodenberg who will be a speaker at this years Farm Journal Legacy Project 2 day conference held in K.C. on Dec 8-9. Find out more at
  • Succession Challenges and Opportunities
    09/07/2016 08:32 AM

    Effective communication skills help family farms thrive

  • Lost Labor
    09/07/2016 02:38 AM

    Producers say dated immigration policies leave them in a hiring pinch 

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