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AMP 2020 Summer Weekly Webinar Series

AMP 2020 Summer Weekly Webinar Series

Join me and a host of experts offering advice on all things agribusiness, from crop marketing to succession planning, in the Agribusiness Management Program (AMP) Summer Webinar Series. The series is FREE and runs every Wednesday from July 8 – August 5 (times of webinars vary on each day). Learn more.

Don’t Lose the Family Farm Through Procrastination

Don’t Lose the Family Farm Through Procrastination

The time and legal fees saved today by ignoring estate planning will ultimately be costly in exponentially increased legal fees incurred by heirs. Feuds, destroyed relationships, and the loss of the farm through divorce or a forced sale can also occur. Read about how estate planning today can help to avoid these consequences.

Top Producer Summit / Farm Journal Legacy Project 2020 Conference Only 3 Weeks Away! 

This year’s Top Producer Summit will be held at the Chicago Hilton beginning on January 28, 2019 and continuing through January 30, 2019.  As part of the conference, the Farm Journal Legacy Project – Drive 2020:  All Systems Go – will be held on January 28, 2019, and will feature a day-long series of presentations on Succession Planning, including building a succession plan, tax strategies, answers to challenging questions, employment and ownership policies, prenups, postnups, buy-sell agreements, and setting the stage for transition. 

Protecting Farming Assets: Estate Taxes are Not Your Biggest Risk

At one time, a top concern for many farm owners was how to prevent losing the family farm to pay estate taxes upon the death of the owner.  Today, with the higher than ever federal estate tax exemption, losing the farm as a result of estate taxes is usually not the biggest concern for keeping the farm in the family. Instead, divorce, potential lawsuits, and other events pose a much bigger risk. Learn about estate planning techniques that can be used to protect family farms.