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Farm transition planning series scheduled

By Staff | Mar 5, 2013

HAMPTON- Managing for Today and Tomorrow: Farm Transition Planning is being offered this spring at the Hampton Methodist Church From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays from March 19 to April 16.

Farm women can learn how to plan a successful farm transition in this five-session course offered by Iowa State University Extension.

Topics include business, estate, retirement and succession planning. Presenters will include Extension specialists and local professionals with time for discussion.

The program is part of Annie’s Project, an agricultural risk management education program for women. The farm transition program emphasizes the role women play in helping transition farms from one generation to the next.

The cost of the program is $75 per person, which includes a 300-page workbook with fact sheets, hands-on activities and presentations.

A light supper will be served before each class at 5:15 p.m. Course size is limited and registration is due March 12.

To register, contact the Franklin County Extension office at (641) 386-2138 or email xfranklin@iastate.edu.

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