Succession Planning

Next generation


The Farm Journal Legacy Project is a concerted effort to address the succession planning needs of America’s farm families. Since 2008, the Legacy Project has provided comprehensive succession planning information. Its mission: to cultivate multigenerational success in the agricultural community.

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This article is from the Top Producer 2019 Executive Women in Agriculture Conference. Learn more about the 2020 EWA Conference agenda and register here:

What regrets do you currently have in regards to leading and managing the growth of your business? Have you ever thought about the regrets you

Here’s how to start, continue and succeed in your farm’s transition plan.

The odds are not in your favor. For your family business to survive

Can you relate to this conversation? 

  • Older sibling: “So you are thinking of coming back to work in the family business, are you?” 
  • Younger sibling

If you could write a letter to yourself when you first started farming, what would you say? This question, posed by Sarah Beth Aubrey, CEO

Case Studies

Follow the journey of three farm families as they navigate the succession process.