Extension plans workshop on inheriting farmland and modern management, farming

Extension plans workshop on inheriting farmland and modern management, farming<br>practices
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August 11th, 2022 | Jim Jansen, Extension Agricultural Economist, Center for Agricultural Profitability

Lincoln, Nebraska — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Center for Agricultural Profitability
will present a workshop in Grand Island for those who have inherited or received farmland and
want to learn more about the best strategies for managing and owning this asset.

“So You’ve Inherited a Farm … Now What?” will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 17 at
Hall County Extension, College Park, 3180 W. Highway 34.

Extension educators Allan Vyhnalek and Jim Jansen will present on topics related to what it
means to own farmland today. Those include evaluating whether to keep or sell the farm,
managing a farm, lease provisions, legal considerations and managing communication and
expectations among family members. Creating or adjusting estate plans will also be covered.

“We hear all the time from people who have lost their parents, and now are managing a farm
for the first time in their lives,” Vyhnalek said. “Maybe they grew up there but haven’t been
around for a while and they want to understand modern farming and management concepts,
which this workshop will address.”

The program is free to attend, and lunch will be provided by Peoples Company out of Omaha.
Pre-registration is requested by Aug. 15 by calling Nebraska Extension in Hall County at 308-

More information is available on the Center for Agricultural Profitability’s website,


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