Multi Generation Farm Transition and Estate Planning

Beginning or transitioning farmer? Learn more and discover resources to help you take the next step.

Farm Transition & Estate Planning Webinars

University of Minnesota Extension presented four webinars on Introductory
Farm Transition & Estate Planning and topics included the following:

    *Developing your farm transition goals and assembling your “team”

    *Wills, trusts, ownership titling—what does it all mean?

    *All things tax: gifting, selling, and transferring

    *Putting the basics together: estate, retirement, healthcare, and business transfer planning

    2023 Multi-Generational Farm Transition Retreat

    Join us for hands-on planning and discussion for the farm family! All generations actively
    involved in the farm should attend the retreat together, including spouses, partners and/or
    other relevant parties. Pick the location most convenient for your family for this FREE event.

    Attend to dive deeper into conversations about: family and business goals, job responsibilities, financial needs of farms and families, inheritance considerations, and mechanisms of transfer.

    The workshop will be in three locations *Registration Currently Closed*
    Mankato – Friday, February 24: 5pm – 8:30pm & Saturday, March 11: 8:30am – 4:30pm
    St. Cloud – Friday, March 10: 5pm – 8:30pm & Saturday, March 11: 8:30am – 4:30pm
    Mahnomen – Friday, March 31: 5pm – 8:30pm & Saturday, April 1: 8:30am – 4:30pm

    For more educational resources on farm transition and estate planning visit Questions or comments? Contact us.

    Farm Transition Newsletters

    How to Start Our Farm Succession

    Making the Most of Your Goals

    For assistance with difficult family transition conversations please contact Ted Matthews or Monica McConkey, MN Rural Mental Health Specialists.

    Beginning & Transition Farmer Resources

    Minnesota State Farm Business Management Program

    Beginning & Transition Farmer Resources

    Beginning Farmer Tax Credit

    MN Farm Link Program

    Financial Assistance and Loans

    Minnesota Farm Safety Resources

    Minnesota ROPS Rebate Program

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