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Returning to the Farm Seminar (formerly known as Ag Link) is a 4 day seminar for farm families to develop a succession plan. Next session will be held January and February 2017. All of these sessions are intended for farm families bringing the next generation back to the farm to live and work. All family members are encouraged to attend.
Session 1: January 13 and 14, 2017 at Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, Ames, IA.
Session 2: February 10 and 11, 2017 at Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, Ames, IA.
Register here (Will be available fall 2016 for 2017 session)
2016 Business Succession Workshops:
This is a two day session for families and individuals wishing to develop a succession plan. $150 for a family of four with $25 for each additional member wishing to attend. Hours are 1 pm- 8 first day and 9-2 second day. Lunches and snacks provided.
Farm Succession Coordinator Training: The International Farm Transition Network in collaboration with Iowa State University Cooperative Extension is offering a Farm Succession Coordinator Certification Training on April 11—13 at the Holiday Inn Express in Mason City, Iowa. This training is for individuals interested in becoming a Certified Farm Succession Coordinator. This program is offered to agricultural professionals, service providers, educators, and organizational leaders who work with farm businesses on succession issues.
Council Bluffs, Iowa October 3 – 5, 2016 Registration information to be announced
Thank you to all the families that support the activities of the Beginning Farmer Center.