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

2021 Workshop Schedule

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Grundy County - March 9 & March 23 @ 6:00 PM

Grundy Community Center - 705 F Ave, Grundy Center, IA 50638

Workshop 1:
Strengthen and Secure Your Farm’s Future

Workshop 2:
Build Your Farm Succession Advisory Team

To register, call the Grundy County Farm Bureau at (319)824-5212


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Marion County - March 11 & April 1 @ 6:00 PM

Sun Valley Barn - 1981 Fifield Road, Pella IA 50219 

Workshop 1:
Strengthen and Secure Your Farm’s Future

Workshop 2:
Build Your Farm Succession Advisory Team

To register, call the Marion County Farm Bureau at (641) 842-2215


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Sac County - March 15 & March 29 @ 6:00 PM

Early Sacred Heart Church - 501 Church Street, Early, IA 50535

Workshop 1:
Strengthen and Secure Your Farm’s Future

Workshop 2:
Build Your Farm Succession Advisory Team

To register, call the Sac County Farm Bureau at (712) 662-4768


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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