Berks Ag Event Calendar
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IN-PERSON WORKSHOP Beginning Farmer Intensive: Land, Law, and Transition
March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm$100.00
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP
If you are considering starting a farm business or have been farming for ten years or less, this beginning farmer overnight retreat workshop is for you. Take a break from the concerns of your current occupation or farm business, and gain knowledge on acquiring land and expertise from retiring farmers to start or sustain a profitable farm business.
Join our overnight retreat for novice farmers, where our experts will conduct two days of presentations, sharing valuable tips on locating and acquiring farmland.
Dinner will not be included on Friday, March 8, 2024. Breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack will be provided on Saturday, March 9, 2024.
Fri., March 8, 2024 (6:00 PM-9:00 PM)
Sat. March 9, 2024 (8:00 AM-2:00 PM)
The Inn at Leola Village
38 Deborah Dr.
Leola, PA 117540
You will learn how to locate farmland, the legal and business expertise needed to transfer land and farm assets efficiently, the different types of business structures and what might work best for your situation, and how to prepare for your own retirement while simultaneously starting or continuing an existing farm business.
Who is this for?
Beginning farmers who have operated any farm business for ten years for less
Beginning farmers who are transitioning into the ownership and/or management of an existing family farm business
People who are considering starting a farm business
What will you learn?
How to locate and acquire farmland
The legal and tax structures of land ownership
The basics of the farm transition process
Communication strategies for farm business transitions
The various ways to transfer farmland and farm assets
The retirement planning consideration for new farmers
Financial and business strategies for new farm ventures
Space is limited – preregistration is required.
Primary Farm Contact – $100
Includes lodging for Friday evening (up to 2 per farm) plus breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack on Saturday.
No extra charge for an additional attendee registered from the same farm.
Max. of 1 additional guest per Primary Farm Contact.
March 1, 2024
If you have a change to an already submitted event or need to cancel and remove your event on our calendar, please contact DepartmentofAg@CountyofBerks.com