Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Farm and Ranch Succession Workshop: Preserving Agricultural Lands for the Next Generation

All generations of farmers and ranchers are invited to this day-long workshop on transitioning agricultural lands and businesses to the next generation. Topics will include:

estate & tax planning * financial management
business transfers * family communication

Learn ways to maintain family harmony, keep the next generation viable, minimize taxes, preserve your land and working legacy, and more!

DATE:     Friday May 17, 2013

TIME:     8:45am Registration
                 9:00am - 4:00pm Workshop

LOCATION:     Robert Livermore Community Center, Palo Verde Room
                            4444 East Avenue, Livermore, CA 94550 - click here for directions

COST:       $40 per person for the first two family members, then $10 each additional 
         member. Cost includes lunch, materials and one succession planning guidebook
         per family.  
HOSTS:     Alameda County Conservation Partnership, California Rangeland Trust, Tri-Valley
                   Conservancy, and California FarmLink.
SPEAKERS:     Estate planning attorney Jennifer Theate, Certified Financial Planner, Ken
                           Perine, and more.      
Workshop attendees will have a chance to sign up for limited, low-cost follow-up sessions with an estate planning attorney or financial planner.

Please RSVP by May 7, 2013

Registration is requested - please contact Susan Ellsworth at susan.ellsworth@acrcd.org or call(925) 371-0154 ext. 103. Include your name, affiliation, phone and number of family members attending.

 Cash or check accepted at the door. For more information visit:  http://www.acrcd.org/workshops.aspx 

This workshop is funded, in part, by the USDA NIFA Beginning Farmer & Rancher Development Program Grant # 2011-49400-30641. Hosted in conjunction with Sustainable Agriculture and Education, this workshop is part of a series covering a variety of topics relevant to beginning farmers and ranchers.

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