Learn to plan for the future of your farm

| December 29, 2021

OSU Extension will host a virtual four part“Planning for the Future of Your Farm” workshop on Monday, Jan. 31 and Mondays, Feb. 7, 21, and 28, 2022 from 6:30-8 p.m. via Zoom. This workshop will challenge farm families to actively plan for the future of the farm business. This workshop is designed to help farm families learn strategies and tools to successfully create a succession and estate plan that helps you transfer your farm’s ownership, management, and assets to the next generation. Learn how to have the crucial conversations about the future of your farm.

Topics discussed during this series include: Developing goals for estate and succession; planning for the transition of control; planning for the unexpected; communication and conflict management during farm transfer; legal tools and strategies; developing your team; getting your affairs in order; and selecting an attorney. This workshop will be taught by members of the OSU Farm Office Team featuring Attorneys Peggy Hall and Robert Moore and David Marrison, extension educator for Coshocton County.

Because of its virtual nature, you can invite your parents, children, and/or grandchildren (regardless of where they live in Ohio or across the United States) to join you as you develop a plan for the future of your family farm.

Pre-registration is required so that a packet of program materials can be mailed in advance to participating families. Electronic copies of the course materials will also be available to all participants. The registration fee is $75 per farm family. The registration deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022. More information and on-line registration can be obtained at go.osu.edu/farmsuccession. For more information about this webinar contact David Marrison at the Coshocton County Extension office at 740-622-2265 or by email at [email protected].

In addition to this webinar series, an in-person version of this workshop will be held in regional locations workshops in 2022. The workshops will be held in Greene County on Thursday, Feb. 10 (9-4 p.m.), Wayne County on Friday, Feb. 25 (9-4 p.m.) and Wood County on Friday, March 4 (9-4 p.m.). Specific details about these in-person workshops can be found at: go.osu.edu/farmsuccession.

 

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