Take-Home Tips

Use these guidelines to transition your farm  MORE>

Your Succession Planning Portfolio

Succession planning a portfolio of vital documents, constant communication and purposeful knowledge transfer. MORE>

Start Early, Update Often

Young farmers can be the driving force in succession planning MORE>

Assure Your Land Assets

Develop a succession plan with your landowners. MORE>

Tax Traps: Forgetting to Pay Your Kids

If you have children working on the farm, be sure to pay them a wage, says Paul Neiffer, the Farm CPA. The tax benefits can be worth it. MORE>

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