Ties to the Land
Do you own and care for farm or forest or farm land? If so, you probably have strong feelings about leaving your land in good condition for the future. Succession Planning is the human side of Estate Planning and focuses on ways to maintain family ties to the land from generation to generation, building awareness of key challenges facing family businesses, and motivating families to address those challenges.
Saturday, January 26
9:00 am to 4:00 pm, lunch included
The first workshop is based on the Ties to the Land work book and DVD, which gives families tools to begin talking about what their goals and intentions are for the family farm or forest.
Saturday, March 30
9:00 am to 4:00 pm, lunch on your own
The second day will include a panel of professionals to help with specific areas of focus; based on your needs as a group.
Participation is limited to 26 people!!!! So when the registration brochure arrives, don't delay...Sign up as soon as you can to reserve your spot!
Registration fee is $65 per family or ownership-includes one workbook, DVD, and refreshments.Extra workbooks are available for $25 each.
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Women in Agriculture Conference
Mark your calendar and join us for inspiration, knowledge and networking on Saturday, February 23 for the 2013 Women in Agriculture Conference - visit the website for the latest news and information.
You will have the unique opportunity to participate in a statewide agricultural conference offering inspirational stories and practical advice on how to improve your management skills. The conference brings the best of national and local speakers to easily accessible locations in Washington State.
Important local agriculture links:
Community Agriculture Development Center
Small Farm Buying Guide - online map
WSU Small Farms Team
WSU Extension Stevens County provides educational and networking assistance to production agriculturalists and small-acreage landowners by providing relevant workshops in partnership with others.