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Vermont Family Farm Succession

Family Farm Succession in Vermont

Successful family farm succession (also called "farm transfer") is critical to the future of agriculture in the U.S. and around the world. Here you will find articles, events, research results, and other relevant resources that may help you better understand and/or navigate the farm succession process.

Under the leadership of Dr. Robert Parsons, the University of Vermont Extension offers education and support to Vermont's farm families interested in transferring the farm to the next generation.

What's New:

Farm Case Study -- featuring Jacques and Pauline Couture and Dave Meyers.


Transferring the Farm: Getting Started -- Bob Parsons provides tips in this webinar recording.


Transferring the Farm: Tools You Can Use -- Bob Parsons describes some tools families can use to transfer farm assets from one generation to the next.



University of Vermont Extension, Department of Community Development and Applied Economics, Morrill Hall, Burlington, VT 05405. This page is maintained by Debra Heleba, University of Vermont Extension Sustainable and Organic Agriculture Program Coordinator. Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914. UVM Extension and U.S. Department of Agriculture, cooperating, offer education and employment to everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, & marital or familial status.

Last modified December 05 2016 01:00 PM