Farm Transition Event Set in Lee County
Mount Olive College's Lois G. Britt Agribusiness Center received funding from the USDA Risk Management Agency to conduct a farm transition and estate planning regional event in Lee County titled "Planning For the Future of Your Farm."
Information presented will help farmers and landowners chart the future of their farm and land assets.
Topics covered will include:
n Future Trends in Agriculture
n Present Use Value and Land Use
n Does Your Estate Plan Make Sense and Can You Afford It?
n Probate - What Your Family Needs to Know
n How Taxes Affect Your Estate Plan
n Estate Planning - Gathering a Trusted Team and Will, Trusts, Gifts and More
n Estate Planning - Do You Know What You Own?
Speakers from the University of Kentucky, N.C. State University, N.C. Farm Bureau, local government offices and local agencies will be featured.
A workbook on transition and estate planning will be provided to all participants as well as other materials and resources from participating agencies.
The regional event will be held Jan. 16, at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Lee County Center, 2420 Tramway Road, Sanford.
For information and to register, call (919) 775-5624. Preregistration is required. A registration fee of $10 per person and $5 for each additional family member will be required. The event is open to all farmers, landowners and other interested persons in Lee and surrounding counties.
Additional information about upcoming events and resources can be found at www.mocagbiz.com/farmtransition, or contact the Lois G. Britt Agribusiness Center at (919) 658-7510.
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