"Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action" - William James
When it comes to transitioning a farm operation to a new generation, there are many things that should be considered. Farm succession requires intentional planning and effective communication. In some instances, it involves delegating greater responsibilities over time, increasing decision-making capabilities, and transferring legal ownership. Trying to do this while managing the daily aspects of a farm can be challenging. No matter how small or large the operation, discussing farm succession should never wait until the primary producer is ready to retire. Instead, every farm should have a succession plan in place, regardless of when the transition happens.
Guest speaker will be Gabriel Gurley, Farm Business Management Specialist at NY FarmNet. Gurley will be discussing the fundamentals of farm succession, including how to develop a successful plan, who should be involved, as well as other important elements that need to be considered. There will also be plenty of time to ask questions.
Registration is required to attend this in-person educational program. Seating is limited and availability is on a first come, first served basis.
CCE Oswego Education Center
3288 Main Street
Mexico, New York 13114
Last updated May 24, 2023