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  • Farm succession is conference theme

  • CONCORDIA, Kan. — Time is running short to register for the March 31 K-State Research and Extension “Planning for the Future — Passing on the Family Farm or Agri-Business” Conference in Concordia.


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  • CONCORDIA, Kan. — Time is running short to register for the March 31 K-State Research and Extension “Planning for the Future — Passing on the Family Farm or Agri-Business” Conference in Concordia.
    Registration for the event, to be held at Cloud County Community College, is required by March 19 to any K-State Research and Extension River Valley Extension (www.rivervalley.ksu.edu) office. The $50 fee for the first person includes morning refreshments, lunch and a proceedings notebook. Additional family members and/or students may attend at a cost of $35 without a notebook. Checks should be made payable to the River Valley Extension District No. 4.
    Keynote speakers include Ron Hanson of the University of Nebraska, addressing family farm estate planning, and Roger McEowen of Iowa State University, discussing concepts and issues affecting farm succession planning.
    Participants can attend three breakout sessions from 10 options, including such topics as: family farm estate planning; wills, trusts and other legal considerations; planning for the next generation; family communications; summer internships, and charitable giving, among others.
    The conference is sponsored by K-State Research and Extension’s River Valley Extension District; Central National Bank and Central National Wealth and Trust Management Services; Citizens National Bank Trust Department, American Ag Credit, Peoples Exchange Bank, and United Bank & Trust.
    The River Valley Extension District is comprised of Republic, Washington, Cloud and Clay counties.
    More information is available by calling 785-632-5335.  
     
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