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ASA Brings Succession Planning Workshops for Farmers to Moline Ill

first_imgAre you concerned about protecting your family farm’s legacy? Planning for your farm’s future, or succession planning, is more than just creating a will. If you want to transfer your farm to the next generation, they’ll need the right leadership and business management skills to ensure financial security. Now you can learn more about how to successfully transition your farm and protect your legacy at the ASA Succession Planning Workshop this winter in Moline, Ill. The American Soybean Association (ASA), in partnership with eLegacyConnect, is hosting the workshops to help farmers through the succession process.“ASA is dedicated to enhancing and protecting the livelihoods of soybean producers. Today’s tax laws and regulatory landscape are making it harder to keep the farm in the family,” said Bob Worth, ASA membership and corporate relations chairman. “Succession planning is a watershed issue facing all soybean producers and these workshops will provide soybean producers with the basics in getting a succession plan started.”The Moline, Ill. workshop is Dec. 4 at Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center . The session begins at 9 a.m. and concludes by 3 p.m. Lunch is provided.Register online by clicking here and selecting Moline, Ill. There is a minimal registration fee for each attendee. ASA members are $50 for the first registrant and $30 for each additional family member/guest. Non-ASA members are $90 for first attendee and $70 for each additional family member/guest.The workshops are taught by Kevin Spafford, founder of Legacy by Design. Legacy by Design is a firm dedicated to succession planning for farm families and agribusiness owners. Over the last 10 years, he’s spearheaded initiatives to improve the way farmers, ranchers and agribusiness owners engage in the succession planning process.The Succession Planning Workshops, titled “Five Keys to Effective Succession Planning” are sponsored by Farm Credit, AGCO, Illinois Soybean Association, Kentucky Soybean Association Michigan Soybean Association, Ohio Soybean Association and the South Dakota Soybean Association.For more information about these workshops visit the ASA website. For more information about eLegacyConnect click here.last_img read more