Planning for a successful succession of your farm


BOTKINS — The Shelby and Auglaize County Ohio State University Extension offices will host a farm succession planning in-service for local residents on Dec. 15.

The workshop is designed to help farm families learn how to successfully create a succession and estate plan that will help transfer farm ownership, management, and assets to the next generation.

Topics will include: Developing Goals for Estate and Succession; Planning for the Transition of Control; Planning for the Unexpected; Communication and Conflict Management during Farm Transfer; Selecting an Attorney; Legal Tools and Strategies; Developing Your Team; and Getting Your Affairs in Order.

Ohio State University Extensions’ own David Morrison and Robert Moore will be discussing these topics throughout the session.

The program will be held Dec. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at The Plalazzo, 309 S. Main St., Botkins.