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Estate Planning & Land Transition

  • Wedgewood Golf Center 2131 Mountain Road Halifax, VA, 24558 United States (map)
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Estate Planning & Land Transition

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

10AM - 12PM

Wedgewood Golf Center

2131 Mountain Road

Halifax, Virginia

This educational workshop is free and open to the public.

The USDA estimates that 70% of U.S. farmland will change hands in the next twenty years. If a farm or ranch family business has not adequately planned for changes in ownership, it is more likely to go out of business, be absorbed into ever-larger farming neighbors, or be converted to non-farm uses.

This workshop will provide information and guidance on the decisions you can make today to help you plan and achieve financial and personal goals for the future of your farm.

Presented by Ebonie Alexander, Executive Director, Black Family Land Trust, Inc. (BFLT).  The BFLT is a niche land trust and one of the nation’s only regional land trust dedicated to the preservation and protection of African-American and other historically underserved landowner’s land assets.

For information, contact Small Farm Agent Cliff Somerville, (804) 892-4581 / csomerville@vsu.edu, or call the Small Farm Outreach Program Office at (804) 524-3292.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Small Farm Outreach Program office (smallfarm@vsu.edu) or call (804) 524-3292 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.

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Workshops support the USDA NIFA grant designed for “Outreach, Training, and Technical Assistance Project for Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Beginning Farmers and Rancher in Virginia” Award Number 2017-70011-26861

Earlier Event: March 13
2019 Cut Flower Growers Conference
Later Event: March 14
Estate Planning & Land Transition