Farm Transition and Estate Planning Education Opportunity in Austin, Minnesota

February 24, 2011

I will be at an upcoming farm transition and estate planning workshop in Austin.  It will be a good opportunity for farmers to sit down together and learn more about this important topic.  I’m happy to share information about local educational opportunities for farmers.  Thanks to Riverland Community College and University of Minnesota Extension for hosting this event!  If you’re interested, please see the conference details below and consider registering.

Are you struggling with how to transfer your farm
business to the next generation?

We’re pleased to invite you to attend “Farm Transition
& Estate Planning: Create Your Farm Legacy”, a
practical and in-depth workshop.

Presented by University of Minnesota Extension, this
5-hour workshop covers topics including:

Farm business transfer strategies
Tax issues related to the farm transfer
Wills, trusts, life insurance, power-of-attorney, and long-term care issues
Developing a written transfer plan
Treatment of heirs in the transfer process

“Farm Transition & Estate Planning: Create Your Farm Legacy” will be held:

Date: Monday, February 28th, 2011

Time: 9:00 AM Registration; 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM Program

Location: Riverland Community College, Austin West Building, Room A-237

Contacts: Farm Business Management Instructors:

Dan Hoffman 507-421-7167
Gary Thome 507-438-2019
Barry Kurtz 507-438-2126
Dave Marr 507-438-7076

$30 per FBM enrolled families (one fee for multiple generations)
$60 per non-FBM enrolled family or business

Space is limited, so call today and register to attend this
valuable workshop!

If you’d like to learn more about this topic from home, check out this youtube video.  The show discusses some of the steps necessary to be successful when doing farm business transition and estate planning. Riverland Community College FBM Instructor, Gary Thome and U of M Extension Educator, Gary Hachfeld joined farmer, Dan O’Connor to share their thoughts and ideas on a recent episode of KSMQ “Farm Connections”.

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