Tag: succession planning

Farm Succession Planning Strategies to Remain Profitable

After his start in nursery and greenhouse production and degrees in biology and rural land use planning, Jim has made agriculture development the focus of his career. He served as a Cornell Cooperative Extension agent in upstate New York for seventeen years, and was known as the “Voice of Agriculture” on Finger Lakes Radio. Transitioning […]


Why You Need the Next Generation

The average age of the US farmer is 58, and that means lots of farms are facing the succession challenge: the successful formal transfer of management (and ownership, in many cases) from one generation to the next. While the succession process is usually not easy and takes preparation, it is definitely worth it: bringing the […]