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A Primer on the Owner-Financed Farm Sale

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There are fewer farm acquisition arrangements more attractive for new farmers than the owner-finance
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About the author

Ben holds a B.S. in Conservation of Soil, Water, and the Environment from the University of Maryland. He became particularly interested in sustainable agriculture issues after working as a coffee farmer in Costa Rica and a dairy farmer in Russia. He and his wife recently returned from Malawi, where they served as agricultural extension agents in the Peace Corps. They are starting a diversified farm of their own in Johnson, Vermont. Ben is excited to be a new part of the Center's team in developing its Beginning Farmer and Land Access Program.

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  1. John Marble says:

    Thanks for this, Ben, and for all of your other work.

    Would you consider doing a similar piece about the use of the vehicle know as “Lifetime Estate”? We’ve used this once, and we are currently looking at another opportunity. It feels like a very civilized form of property succession.

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