Succession & Estate Planning Kickoff Seminar for Farm Businesses

Succession & Estate Planning Kickoff Seminar for Farm Businesses


Succession & Estate Planning Kickoff Seminar for Farm Businesses

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team and Pro-Dairy encourage farm owner managers and potential entrants to the business to participate in this seminar for an introduction to important concepts in succession and estate planning.

A series of workshops to help participants clarify their goals, identify a planning team to assist in achieving retirement, succession or estate planning goals and learn skills for communicating your ideas to your heirs or successors will be offered following this seminar. 

You will learn:

  • Why planning is critical to succeeding when a new generation joins the management team or take control of the farm business
  • About the legal issue surrounding asset preservation in estate and transfer planning
  • Communication tactics to use for building strong working relationships across the generations
  • Meet people who can help you develop an estate and/or succession plan that fits your farm


  • Preserving Farm Assets for Future Generations
  • Legal Issues to Address in Estate and Farm Business Succession Planning
  • Communicating to Build and Strengthen Working Relationships


  • Timothy Moag - Freed, Maxick & Battaglia, CPAs PC
  • Steven Walker - Scolaro, Fetter, Grizanti, McGough & King, PC, Attorneys & Counselors at Law
  • Erica Leubner, MSW - NY FarmNet Farm Family Consultant


You can register online using the link below or contact Lisa at 585-786-2251 x123 or e-mail

Click here to register online

Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by calling CCE Wyoming at (585) 786-2251 no later than 3 days prior to the event to ensure sufficient time to make arrangements. Requests after this date will be met when possible.


$40.00 enrolled with NWNY Team (additional attendee $30.00 ea.) or $50.00 non-enrollee (additional attendee $40.00 ea.). The registration fee includes handouts, morning refreshments and lunch

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Lisa Aures
Agriculture Administrative Assistant
585-786-2251 ext 123


Quality Inn
8250 Park Road
Batavia, NY 14020