TP cover June 2017
This month's cover story:

Innovation Meets Tradition

Young farmer adds value to 100-year-old operation

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Legacy Project

Plan Before Need

By Sara Schafer

Top Producer Series

  • Plan Before Need

    05/31/2017 02:54 AM

    Succession planning is critical for every farmer, regardless of age

  • Family Meeting Fundamentals
    05/17/2017 04:12 PM

    The succession-planning process is complex and lengthy. 

  • Legacy Project: What's Up With Estate Tax Reform?
    03/07/2017 04:54 PM

    There’s a lot of chatter about estate tax reform and how it might work. 

  • Cultivate Your Next CEO
    02/22/2017 02:53 AM

    Coach, mentor and prepare the next generation of farm leaders

  • Long-Term Planning Pays Off
    02/22/2017 02:31 AM

    How to ensure quality health care as you age

  • The Dangers of a Vanilla Plan
    02/20/2017 01:35 PM

    Determine who gets what in a succession plan, and communicate it clearly.

  • Planning Preserves Farm Legacy
    12/25/2016 12:00 PM

    Time, effort and good records help one family protect their farm.

  • 10 Best Practices for Management Transitions
    12/12/2016 01:08 PM

    Danny Klinefelter: "During my years in agricultural lending and running The Executive Program for Agricultural Producers (TEPAP), I worked with hundreds of family farm and ranch businesses. In the process, I’ve observed 10 best practices for transitioning management to the next generation."

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