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Succession Planning Kickoff Seminar for Farm Businesses

Friday, December 14, 2018 

Doubletree Hotel, Syracuse NY 

Hosted by Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY, the South Central NY Dairy & Field Crop Team, Central New York Dairy & Livestock Team, NY FarmNet, and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga and Herkimer Counties

The 2nd annual conference will focus on addressing the challenges surrounding succession planning for farm businesses, including tax, legal and estate implications, family communication, and financial issues. Speakers will include Steve Walker, Esq., Erica Leubner, MSW, of NY FarmNet, and John Lehr of Farm Credit East. In addition, a diverse panel of producers will share their experiences around business transition. Following the program, producers will be able to sign up for a three part follow up workshop series, which will focus on helping the farm prepare to move forward with their transition planning process. 

For more information, contact Anna Richards at