• December 11, 2018
  • January 9, 2019 and
  • February 8, 2019
Each session will be from
10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
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USDA Service Center
60 Quaker Lane
Suite #46
Warwick, RI 02886

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  • Jon Jaffe
    Farm Business Consultant

    Farm Credit East

  • Kathy Ruhf
    Senior Advisor
    Land For Good
  • Plus an attorney with expertise in succession planning in Rhode Island. 

New England Farm Succession School - Warwick, RI 

Are you looking toward your farm transition?

One of your biggest challenges is planning for farm succession. Attend this year’s Farm Succession School! You’ll get structured and sustained support to make decisions, engage your family, and organize the legal and financial mechanics. 

Topics include:

  • Goal setting
  • Estate planning
  • Retirement planning and budgeting
  • Family communications
  • Legal structures and considerations
  • Bringing on a successor
  • Management transfer and mentoring 

Farmers who have participated in past Succession Schools loved the amount of attention they received, and valued the trust and sharing that developed among the participants, regardless of scale or type of enterprise

“It is a big relief to me! Thanks for the push to get it done!  The course was well worthwhile.” 

“A must do! Definitely would recommend it. Well worth the time!”

The fee is $300 per farmer or farm couple, including lunch, refreshments and materials. You’ll get $200 back toward additional succession-related advising. You will also receive no-cost technical assistance between sessions and continuing planning support from Land For Good.

Space still available! For more information or to register, call (603)357-1600 or click the button below to register now. Registration deadline extended to December 5th. 

Sponsored by the Land Access Project, funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture through its Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program, Grant # 2018-02919; and a 2018 Rhode Island Local Agriculture and Seafood Act (LASA) Grants Program Award
to the Southside Community Land Trust.