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Farm Management Tour 2019

In 2019, the Purdue Farm Management Tour visited Huntington & Wabash Counties, Indiana. This year’s Purdue Farm Management Tour information can be found at!

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Top Farmer Conference 2019

January 10, 2020 (Pre-Conference Jan. 9) | West Lafayette, Indiana

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Retirement in the Family Business: Farm and Non-Farm Differences

Retirement planning is always challenging but can be especially complicated if you own your business, work for a family business, or are self-employed. Copreneurs (those who own a business with their spouse) have especially complicated situations since the financial wellbeing of both individuals is linked to the business.

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Transferring Farm Machinery Through a Lease Agreement

There are numerous methods to transfer the ownership of farm machinery. Lease agreements often lower the cash flow requirements of the younger generation.

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Transferring Business Management

Transferring business management between generations is one of the most critical steps in transitioning the business from an older generation to a younger generation.

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How Should Business Income be Divided?

A model described that can be used to divide farm business income and provided an illustration of how this model could be used in practice.

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Beef Cow Rental Arrangements for Your Farm

Managing risk is required for many farm enterprises to be profitable and sustainable. Leasing assets, rather than purchasing them, is a form of risk management as it typically requires less capital. Leasing or sharing arrangements between farm operators and property owners have long been used to acquire control of land.

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