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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Floyd County

Borlaug Learning Center, 3327 290th Street, Nashua, IA 50658

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

Workshop 2: Build Your Farm Succession Advisory Team: August 30 (6:00 – 9:00 PM)

To register, call the Floyd County Farm Bureau at (641) 228.3742


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Union County

Southwestern Community College, 1501 W Townline St, Creston, IA

Workshop 1: Strengthen and Secure Your Farm’s Future: June 11 (6:00 – 9:00 PM)

Workshop 2: Build Your Farm Succession Advisory Team: June 25 (6:00 – 9:00 PM)

To register, call the Union County Farm Bureau at (641) 782.7118


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West Pottawattamie County

Treynor Community Center, 11 W Main, Treynor, IA 51575

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

Workshop 2: Build Your Farm Succession Advisory Team: August 1 (6:00 – 9:00 PM)

To register, call the West Pottawattamie County Farm Bureau at (712) 322.0251

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Wayne County

Wayne County Fairgrounds Events Center Building, 800 2nd Ave, Corydon, IA

Workshop 1: Strengthen and Secure Your Farm’s Future: August 23 (6:00 – 9:00 PM)

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

To register, call the Wayne County Farm Bureau at (641) 872.2725

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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