Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Workshops The Take Root program consists of two 3-hour workshops set up to accommodate busy farm schedules.
The Take Root program consists of two 3-hour workshops set up to accommodate busy farm schedules.

Workshop 1: Strengthen and Secure Your Farm’s Future

Topics include:

  • Getting the conversation started
  • Family communication and business issues
  • Fair vs. equal among heirs
  • Generational differences and needs
  • Goal-setting
  • Preparing for and conducting family meetings to discuss farm succession
  • Tools and strategies for transferring wealth and assets, while minimizing the estate and income tax impact
  • Estate Planning concepts
  • Organizing and inventorying farm and estate assets
  • 24/7 online resources for creating your very own succession plan

Workshop 2: Build Your Farm Succession Advisory Team

Topics include:

  • Representing your vision with farm advisors
  • Asking the right questions to get valuable information
  • Interact with a panel of Farm Business Advisors in a dialogue for issues including estate, tax and financial planning, leases and tenant qualities, and beginning farmer opportunities

2018 Workshop Schedule

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Hamilton County

Community Center, 600 Main St, Stanhope, Iowa 50246

Workshop 1:
Strengthen and Secure Your Farm’s Future: January 10 (6:00 – 9:00 PM)

Workshop 2:
Build Your Farm Succession Advisory Team: January 29 (6:00 – 9:00 PM)

To register, call the Hamilton County Farm Bureau at (515) 832.3481


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Clay County

Hope Reformed Church, 919 Grand Ave, Spencer, IA 51301

Workshop 1: Strengthen and Secure Your Farm’s Future: January 17 (6:00 – 9:00 PM)

Workshop 2: Build Your Farm Succession Advisory Team: February 28 (6:00 – 9:00 PM)

To register, call the Clay County Farm Bureau at (712) 262.5708


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Des Moines County

Barn On The Ridge, 14133 Irish Ridge Rd, Burlington, IA.

Workshop 1: Strengthen and Secure Your Farm’s Future: January 24 (6:00 – 9:00 PM)

Workshop 2: Build Your Farm Succession Advisory Team: February 21 (6:00 – 9:00 PM)

To register, call the Des Moines County Farm Bureau at (319) 752.2729

Cost

The program is FREE to all Iowa Farm Bureau members. The fee for non-members is $55 per couple/family.

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