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Farm Transition Workshops Slated for Mid-February
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 01/19/2016

The University of Wisconsin-Extension will host workshops in Stevens Point and Westfield next month to provide information and ideas on farm succession and estate planning.

The February 12 workshop will be at the Portage County Business Council meeting room in Stevens Point, with another forum being held February 19 at the Westfield Village Hall in Westfield. The two workshops will offer the same agenda and run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Agenda items for the meetings include putting together a blueprint for farm succession, financial considerations for each generation, Medicaid recovery, and business entities and tax consequences when transferring assets.

Registration is $20 per person and includes lunch, refreshments, speakers and workshop materials.

To register for the Stevens Point location, contact the UW-Extension Portage County office at 715-346-1316. For the Westfield location, contact the UW-Extension Marquette County office at 608-297-9153.

UW-Extension is partnering with the DATCP's Farm Center and UW Center for Dairy Profitability to offer these programs.

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