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  1. New bulletin on Transferring Farm Operating Assets for Retirement

    Apr 22, 2024

    Yes, some farmers do retire!  When they're ready, there are strategies for transferring farm operating assets while addressing income needs and tax implications.  Our latest bulletin in the Planning for the Future of Your Farm series explains those strategies.

  2. Did you miss the latest Farm Office Live? We have the recording!

    Apr 11, 2024

    The final Farm Office Live webinar of the season was Friday, April 19 and featured industry guest Tim Harpster, who talked with us about trends in farm appraisals, and our Farm Office team covering tax, dairy margin coverage, fertilizer survey, transferring farm operating assets, and other current issue topics. Did you miss the webinar?  No worries, you can visit for recordings of all Farm Office Live webinars!

  3. Map of the total solar eclipse path through Ohio

    Is your farm prepared for the solar eclipse?

    Mar 26, 2024

    The total solar eclipse date of April 8 is fast approaching!  If your farm is in the solar eclipse pathway, now is the time to prepare for the expected influx of up to a half-million people. Read our article on 5 steps you can take now to address safety and legal issues that could arise on your farm.