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08:44AM Nov 08, 2014

December is a great time to start or update your family farm’s succession plan. Do so by attending one of the hands-on and interactive Farm Journal Legacy Project events. 

First-Ever Legacy Conference
Dec. 2-3 in Kansas City, Mo.

Attendees will dive deep into the logistics of creating a sound succession plan. The speakers will cover topics such as the elements of a succession plan, how to structure family meetings, estate tax strategies, who should get what and how to solve conflict. 

Speakers for the event include: Johnne Syverson, Transition Point Business Advisors; Dick Wittman, Wittman Consulting; Carolyn Rodenberg, Alternatives to Conflict; Paul Neiffer, CliftonLarsonAllen;  and Polly Dobbs, Starr Austen & Miller.

Legacy 101 Workshops

These workshops help families begin the process of transitioning their family farm to the next generation. In addition to the speakers below, each event will feature a local CPA and attorney.

Dec. 8 in Greenville, Miss.
Joe Kluender, Farm Family Dynamics

Dec. 10 in Norman, Okla.
Dick Wittman, Wittman Consulting

Dec. 12 in Garden City, Kan.
Johnne Syverson, Transition Point Business Advisors

To learn more or register, call (877) 482-7203 or visit