Planning for Succession – Managing Business Transition to a New Generation

  • Thursday, March 1, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 8, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

A three-workshop series to help farm business owners and successors prepare to engage with their advisors to implement a transition plan for both management and ownership is offered in three locations. Sessions will be discussion oriented and businesses are encouraged to bring current owners and managers, and potential successors.It is often valuable to involve spouses in these discussions.


  • Critical Business Decisions Farms and Families Must Address for a Smooth Transition
  • Evaluating the Financial Viability of a Farm Business for Supporting Future Generations
  • Defining Success for Your Farm Business
  • Communicating on a Personal and Business Level
  • Leading Effective Family Business Meetings
  • Resources for Learning About Business Structures
  • Tools for Facilitating Business Transitions in Ownership and Management]
  • Using a Transition Team to Facilitate the Process

Registration for these workshops is $60.00 per farm or family. To register for this location, contact Nancy Anderson at nea8@cornell.edu or 585.394.3977 x427. Please register by February 23. A more detailed flyer and on-line registration is available at https://nwnyteam.cce.cornell.edu/events.php.


$60 per farm for 3 workshop series


Joan Petzen
Agriculture Department Program Leader, CCE Wyoming County
585.786.2251 x122


CCE-Ontario Offices
480 North Main Street
Canandaigua, New York 14424-4424