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Ag women's seminar to focus on farm transfer and estate planning.Ag women's seminar to focus on farm transfer and estate planning.

Register by May 27 for the Willmar event, hosted by U-M Extension and FSA.

May 30, 2016

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University of Minnesota Extension and USDA Farm Service Agency are hosting a ‘Women in Agriculture’ seminar on June 1 at the Willmar Regional Extension Office.

The focus of this quarter’s seminar is farm transfer and estate planning. The day will give attendees the opportunity to learn and network with other women in agriculture in the region. Registration begins at 9:30 am, with the seminar convening from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Primary presenters for the day include Gary Hachfeld, Extension educator, and Susan Stokes, attorney with the Farmers’ Legal Action Group, Inc.


Hachfeld works in the areas of estate planning, farm transfers and long-term healthcare planning. He will discuss transferring the farm to the next generation and provide tools and examples to help navigate the process.

Stokes will speak about ways to identify and work with potential successors.

Registration is required for the conference by Friday, May 27.

Please call or email Mary Jo Fox to RSVP at 320-235-0726, ext 2001 or [email protected].

Cost for the program is $20.

The Willmar Regional Extension Office is located on the MinnWest Technology Campus, 1802 18th St NE, Willmar.

Payment can be made the day of the event via cash, check, or credit card.

For more information, please visit: http://z.umn.edu/JuneAgriwomen

For questions, please contact Betty Berning at [email protected], Pauline Van Nurden at [email protected], or Lindsay Mutegi at [email protected]\

Source: University of Minnesota Extension

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