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Farm Transition

Farm transition planning is a critical need for Ohio farm businesses and families.

Our resources aim to help!  We offer a variety of resources on farm transition planning, which includes:

Written publications and videos 
  • Visit our Estate and Transition Planning Library for the Planning for the Future of Your Farm bulletin series, Keeping Farmland in the Family, Long-Term Care and the Farm, and other publications and videos that explain strategies and tools for transition planning.
  • Our Business Law Library houses the Structuring a Farm Business bulletin series, our publication on Farm Insurance: Covering Your Assets, and videos on business topics.
Ohio Ag Law Blog
Planning for the Future of Your Farm workshops
Farm transition consultation services
  • Ohio Farm Resoluton Services is our certified agricultural mediation program supported by the USDA's Farm Service Agency.  Through the program, we offer consultation services to help farm families prepare for a farm transition plan.
Cultivating Connections Conference
  • Our newest project in partnership with Iowa State University and the National Agricultural Law Center provides an annual conference and ongoing networking and educational events for professionals though the Association of Farm Transition Planners.  Visit our conference page here.