First Things First -- Getting the Farm Transfer Process Started
In this section, we look at some ways to jump start the farm transfer process, namely by first looking at your goals and the goals of other family members. How do you see the future of the farm? What do you see as your role in the future? What's important to you? All of these questions are important in determining
To get started, we have been referring to a series of worksheets developed by Dr. Sharon Danes, University of Minnesota.
- Completing the Family Business Management Transfer Planning Worksheets [Streaming audio presentation] by Sharon Danes, University of Minnesota Extension Service
- Family Business Decisions are More than Legal Decisions [Streaming audio presentation] by Sharon Danes, University of Minnesota Extension Service
- Change: Loss, Opportunity, and Resilience [publication and online course] by Sharon Danes, University of Minnesota Extension Service
In addition, the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension has developed information on How to Start Farm Succession Planning, including some questionnaires and farm video case studies.
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