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Tips for young farmers for navigating succession

One of the toughest challenges for young farmers is the uncertainty around what the plan is for the family farm in the future and how they fit into that plan. Farm transition planning brings certainty.

How to choose a successor

Choosing a successor is no easy task. While various family members may have ideas about who’s entitled to inherit the farm, the current owners may have very different ideas about who has the skills to keep the farm going in the long run.

Navigating family dynamics

Two family coaches identify some common areas of family tensions in the farm transition process. They also outline some first steps to help farm families start to defuse those mines and begin creating the family’s unique pathway to a successful transition and purposeful future for all family members.

Succession advice from those who have succeeded

We’ve gathered the best succession advice from farming families who have been through the process. Here's what worked and what they would have done differently, given the opportunity.
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