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