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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These agreements are not just for the rich and famous

Prenuptial agreements are far from romantic. But, about half of marriages end in divorce, which

As he tossed freeze-dried crickets into a pool of eager blue gill, Andrew Mueth explained this was how he and his five brothers could farm

“I am going back to the farm. Dad says I can be the herd manager in three years.” Such statements make Bob Milligan cringe.


Share your values and experiences with future generations

When Frank Perdue, the legendary poultry giant, died, he didn’t just leave his family money and material

Case Studies

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