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Growing Farmers With Internships and Apprenticeships – Part 1

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  Money Matters, Start Ups, Transferring the Farm  /  No Comments

Thanks to the CSA Solutions Hub for sharing this article by Alex. While it was originally written for CSA oriented farmers, the principles are just as true for all farmers and ranchers hoping to work with interns. I’d be willing to bet that the vast majority of direct-market farmers started as interns or apprentices on […]

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How Sap Bush Hollow Farm Meets the Challenge of Cooperating Across Generations

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  Money Matters, Transferring the Farm  /  Comments Off on How Sap Bush Hollow Farm Meets the Challenge of Cooperating Across Generations

Farming should be about making way for the next generation, as well as serving the needs of the present.

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The Beginning of a Legacy: Building a Ranch From the Ground Up, Part 2

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  Money Matters, Start Ups, Transferring the Farm  /  Comments Off on The Beginning of a Legacy: Building a Ranch From the Ground Up, Part 2

Agreements are an important to your success building your enterprise. Here’s what’s worked for Ryan Sexson in Nebraska.

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The Beginning of a Legacy: Building a Ranch From the Ground Up, (Part 1)

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  Money Matters, Start Ups, Transferring the Farm, USDA  /  Comments Off on The Beginning of a Legacy: Building a Ranch From the Ground Up, (Part 1)

Ryan Sexson shares how his family is building their future by working with others to think differently about transferring a farm/ranch to the next generation.

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Changes to CRP Program Make it Easier to Transfer Land to the Next Generation

By   /  January 9, 2017  /  Money Matters, Start Ups, Transferring the Farm, USDA  /  Comments Off on Changes to CRP Program Make it Easier to Transfer Land to the Next Generation

Beginning Jan. 9, 2017, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering an early termination opportunity for certain Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts in order to make it easier to transfer property to the next generation of farmers and ranchers, including family members. Normally if a landowner terminates a CRP contract early, they are required […]

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