Farm Transition events scheduled for central and eastern North Carolina
MOUNT OLIVE – University of Mount Olive’s Lois G. Britt Agribusiness Center received funding from the USDA Risk Management Agency to conduct farm transition regional events and workshops in a 20 county region in central and eastern North Carolina. Three regional events will be held to help farmers and landowners chart the future of their farm and land assets. Topics may include:
- The Tools of Farm Transfer
- Basic Estate Planning Documents: Wills, Trusts, Gifting
- Federal and State Tax Updates
- Creating a Team of Advisors
- Farm Transition Planning and Affordability
The regional events will be held:
January 16, 2013 at Lee County Cooperative Extension
For information and to register call: 919-775-5624
February 20, 2013 at Robeson County Cooperative Extension
For information and to register call: 910-671-3276
March 7, 2013 at University of Mount Olive’s Lois G. Britt Agribusiness Center
For information and to register call: 919-658-7510
Pre-registration is required. A registration fee of $10 per person and $5 for each additional family member will be required. Materials and workbooks will be provided to all attendees as a tool to guide a successful farm transition planning process. These events are open to all farmers and landowners in and around the various host counties.
Additional workshops will be offered across central and eastern North Carolina and will focus specifically on identified issues of interest to particular groups. These workshops can be offered in different formats to meet the needs of a variety of audiences. If you are aware of a group or association that has a desire for specific information related to farm transition and estate planning please contact the Lois G. Britt Agribusiness Center at 919-658-7510 for workshop information and opportunities.
Additional information about upcoming events and resources can be found by contacting the Agribusiness Center at: 919-658-7510.