02/10/06 — Family farm workshop set

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Family farm workshop set

By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on February 10, 2006 1:45 PM

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin Cooperative Extension will hold a workshop entitled "From One Generation to Another: A Comprehensive Approach to Farm Business Succession Planning" on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the Extension Center at Duplin Commons.

The workshop will provide a farm transition process overview for farm family members interested in learning more about the efficient transfer of farm operations between generations.

Instructors include Andrew Branan, executive director for the N.C. Farm Transition Network; Ted Feitshans and Gary Bullen from Agricultural and Resource Economics at N.C. State University; Virginia Tech associate professors Jesse Richardson and Alex White; and N.C. State Forestry extension leader Rick Hamilton.

A $10 workshop fee includes refreshments, lunch and workshop materials.

Pre-register by Feb. 13 by calling 910-296-2143.

The workshop is being sponsored by the N.C. Farm Transition Network, the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service, Virginia Tech, Southern Center for Risk Management Education and the Golden LEAF Foundation.