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Kevin Spafford is Farm Journal’s succession planning expert for the Farm Journal Legacy Project.  He hosts the nationally-televised ‘Leave a Legacy’ TV, facilitates an ongoing series of workshops for farm families across the U.S., and is the author of Legacy by Design: Succession Planning for Agribusiness Owners.

Merry Christmas, and a Strong Start to 2013

Dec 27, 2012

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 Christmas is upon us. A fervent wish might be peace on earth, good health and a vibrant economy. In agriculture, we should be thankful for growing opportunities. In fact, as an industry there is a demand for new farmers. USDA and a number of concerned organizations are spreading the word that there's help wanted on the farm.   

 
• Replace retiring farmers
• Feed a hungry world
• Develop new agronomic efficiencies
 
The qualifications are similar to any other profession.Tomorrow's farmers must have:
 
• An appropriate education
• A breadth of experience
• A network of mentors and advisers
 
Besides the skills and abilities necessary to successfully run the business and manage a team, applicants for the position of professional farmer must have a burning desire to succeed, good communication skills and a strong work ethic. For the right person, opportunities abound.
 
Enjoy this Christmas season and the assurance of knowing the promise of prosperity in the seasons ahead.
 

News & Resources for You:

If the winter weather offers you a bit of a respite, remember that the full Legacy Project 2012 Report and three full seasons of "Leave a Legacy TV" are available for online browsing.
 
Has your intended successor achieved the measurable accomplishments essential to every strong leader?
 
Use our Leadership Skills Inventory to assess a potential leader's skills, strengths and areas for growth. 

 

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