Follow the links below to explore farm succession planning resources developed by various organizations and institutions. Farm families and farm succession coordinators alike may find these resources useful in planning how the business will transition and continue into the future.

Ag Decision Maker – Iowa State University Extension
Agrarian Trust, Succession Planning
Beginning and Transitioning Farmer Resources, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation, Iowa State University

Center for Dairy Excellence, PA – Business Tools: Transition Planning Resources

Center for Rural Affairs, NE – Planning for Success, Resources for Farm and Business Transitions

Cornell University, Small Farms Program

Farm Answers, University of Minnesota

Farm Credit, Knowledge Center, Farm Transition Planning

Farm Journal, Legacy Project

Farmland Information Center, American Farmland Trust & USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

Guaranteed Farm Loans, Farm Service Agency, USDA

Iowa State University Extension, Resources for Iowa Farm Transition and Beginning Farmers

Kansas State University,

Land For Good, Farm Legacy Toolkit

Land Stewardship Project, Farm Transitions Toolkit

Montana State University Extension, Estate Planning Resources

National University of Ireland Galway, Intergenerational family farm transfer – the human side, Teagasc publication

New Farmers, USDA

Oklahoma State University Agricultural Economic Extension, Farm Transitions Workbook

Oregon State University, Austin Family Business Program

University of Florida Extension, Florida Forest Stewardship

University of Maine, Beginning Farmer Resource Network of Maine

University of Maryland Extension, Farm Transition and Estate Planning Program

University of Minnesota Extension, Agricultural Business Management

University of Vermont, Farm Land Access, Succession, Tenure and Stewardship (FarmLASTS)

USDA Service Centers – FSA, NRCS, Rural Development

Virginia Tech, Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition ProgramĀ 

IFTN organizational documents