Succession Planning Kickoff Seminar for Farm Businesses

December 14, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Hosted by Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY, the South Central NY Dairy & Field Crop Team, Central New York Dairy & Livestock Team, NY FarmNet, and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga and Herkimer Counties.

The 2nd annual conference will focus on addressing the challenges surrounding succession planning for farm businesses, including tax, legal and estate implications, family communication, and financial issues. Speakers will include Steve Walker, Esq., Erica Leubner, MSW, of NY FarmNet, and John Lehr of Farm Credit East. In addition, a diverse panel of producers will share their experiences around business transition.

Following the program, producers will be able to sign up for a three part follow up workshop series, which will focus on helping the farm prepare to move forward with their transition planning process.

For complete event information, visit the conference website.


Doubletree by Hilton 6301 State Route 298, East Syracuse, NY 13057

Reservations: (315) 432-0200

Registration Fees

First Farm Attendee

Additional farm attendees

Registration Deadline: December 7

Register Today

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Contact Anna Richards at or CCE Herkimer at or (315) 866-7920.

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