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RSS By: Kevin Spafford, Legacy Project

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.

When It's Time to Hang Up Your Spurs

May 19, 2010
From Legacy Moment eNewsletter (May 14, 2010).
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For hard-charging, successful agripreneurs, the life-altering change of sudden retirement is hard. Nothing is more disheartening than the thought of giving up a lifetime on the farm and the image of letting go.
How do you know when it’s time to hang up your spurs?

Check out our Ready for Retirement assessment. It will help you gauge whether you are ready to pass the baton to the next generation.
News & Resources for You

Legacy Project Workshops:  Join us for the workshop series, developed by Farm Journal and supported by Pioneer. Next workshops are July 20 in Lincoln NE, July 21 in Des Moines IA, and July 23 in Champaign IL.   
For more information on the workshops, call the Farm Journal Events Hotline at (800) 909-3681.

Coming up on Leave a Legacy TV (Thursday, May 20): 

                                                  To begin, we meet the ‘first family’ of one of the world’s largest cheese producers.  Next, host Kevin Spafford invites John Hohenberger (farm operator in Leland, Illinois) and Josh Sylvester (of Legacy by Design) to join the roundtable discussion about what families may expect from the succession planning process.  Finally, Jim Ostrom shares the keys to success for the innovative Rosendale Dairy in Wisconsin.
 

 

     

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