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Help Promote “Planning for the Future of Your Farm” Webinars in 2023

For the third year, OSU Extension is hosting an online version of the Planning for the Future of Your Farm workshop which helps farm families develop their farm succession and estate plans. Help Extension promote this series through your local newsletters, newspapers, and radio programs. A sample news release is attached, as well as a promotional flyer. If you would like to personally attend for professional development, contact David Marrison at, and the registration fee will be waived.

The four-part webinar series will be held Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, and Feb. 13 from 6:30-8 p.m. This workshop is designed to help farm families learn strategies and tools to successfully create a succession and estate plan that helps them transfer a farm’s ownership, management, and assets to the next generation. The instructors for this series will be Robert Moore and David Marrison. Moore is an attorney with the Ohio State Agricultural and Resource Law Program; and he was previously in private practice for 18 years where he provided legal counsel to farmers and landowners. Marrison is an Extension field specialist, farm management, who has worked for OSU Extension for 25 year and is nationally known for his teaching in farm succession.

Pre-registration is required, so a packet of program materials can be mailed in advance to participating families. OSU Extension appreciates the support of the Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association in sponsoring the mailing of these materials. Electronic copies of the course materials will also be available to all participants. More information and online registration can be obtained at The registration fee is $75 per farm family. The registration deadline is Jan. 16.