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Tips for Transferring the Farm to the Next Generation

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You’ve heard it before, and you’ll hear it again. The average age of farmers and ranchers is on the rise. The last U.S. agriculture census showed that 25% of all farm operators are over 65. Here are some tips for those farmers and their families about how to transfer to the next generation.

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This article comes to use courtesy of UVM’s Across the Fence Program From the Editors:  Farme
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Dr. Bob Parsons has been an Extension Economist with the Department of Community Development and Applied Economics at the University of Vermont since 2000. He works in the area of farm financial management, dairy farm management and marketing, farm succession and other farm management issues. He's made lots of videos about working through farm transfers and successions that you can see here: http://www.uvm.edu/farmtransfer/?Page=videos.html

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