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FREE ESTATE PLANNING: University of Minnesota Extension will host 12 workshops on farm transition planning until mid-March 2020.

U-M Extension plans farm transition workshops

The 12 meetings will run from December through March throughout the state.

Farm transition is a challenging process that requires careful planning.

University of Minnesota Extension is presenting 12 workshops on farm transition and estate planning this winter. These workshops are no cost to attendees. However, pre-registration is requested.

All workshops will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dates and locations are:

  • Dec. 4, Cologne
  • Dec. 11, Pipestone
  • Dec. 19, Fergus Falls
  • Jan. 15, Roseau
  • Jan. 16, Moorhead
  • Jan. 22, Blue Earth
  • Jan. 29, Preston
  • Feb. 12, Floodwood
  • Feb. 13, Mora
  • March 4, Olivia
  • March 11, St. Cloud

Each workshop covers farm goal setting, business structures, business succession, estate planning and retirement, family communication, and additional farm transition educational resources. Farmers at any stage, from beginning to retirement, can benefit from the workshop materials.

This workshop is a partnership of University of Minnesota Extension and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. These educators also collaborate to offer multiday farm transition planning sessions, which will be held in Wabasha, Faribault and Alexandria.

For more information and to register, go to

If you need registration assistance, please contact U-M Extension in Mankato, 507-389-6714.

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