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Iowa Farm Transition Case Studies: Pursuing the Family Dream
Justin Van Hof's route to become a farmer was nontraditional. He graduated from college, worked in his father's business and was employed in other professions, yet always returned to farming. It took 16 years, yet Justin has found his niche as a farmer working as a salaried manager for a large diversified farming operation.

This case study highlights the transition planning process and timeline, tools used, lessons learned, and the Van Hof's advice for other individuals considering a career in farming. Questions about employee status and career opportunities are included for family or classroom discussions.
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Iowa Farm Transition Case Studies: Loomis Family Farm Transition
The Loomis family from northern Iowa has recently completed a successful family farm business transition to the next generation. The transition of their row crop and swine farm spanned the first 22 years of the younger generation's farming career, was well planned and implemented gradually.

This case study highlights the transition planning process and timeline, tools used, the older generation's estate plan, lessons learned, and the Loomis's advice for other farm families considering a farm business transition. Questions about the family's current situation and possible future of the farm are included for family or classroom discussions.
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Wills and Probate: Resources to help our next generation of farmers - Beginning Farmer Center
Beginning Farmer Center resources offer farmers information with which to make management decisions. This one-page fact sheet gives information about creating a will and about the probate process to prove the validity of a will and to distribute the assets according to the will.
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Gifts: Resources to help our next generation of farmers - Beginning Farmer Center
Beginning Farmer Center resources offer farmers information with which to make management decisions. This one-page fact sheet gives information about the pros and cons of giving farm assets to the next generation or to other successors before death.
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Real Property Ownership: Resources to help our next generation of farmers - Beginning Farmer Center
Beginning Farmer Center resources offer farmers information with which to make management decisions. This one-page fact sheet gives information about various forms of real property ownership (owning land or any structure affixed to the land.
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Buy-Sell Agreements: Resources to help our next generation of farmers - Beginning Farmer Center
Beginning Farmer Center resources offer farmers information with which to make management decisions. This one-page fact sheet gives information about various kinds of buy-sell agreements.
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Option Agreements: Resources to help our next generation of farmers - Beginning Farmer Center
Beginning Farmer Center resources offer farmers information with which to make management decisions. This one-page fact sheet gives information about option agreements (a first right of refusal).
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General Partnership: Resources to help our next generation of farmers - Beginning Farmer Center
Beginning Farmer Center resources offer farmers information with which to make management decisions. This one-page fact sheet gives information about creating a general partnership.
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Limited Partnership and Family Limited Partnerships: Resources to help our next generation of farmers - Beginning Farmer Center
Beginning Farmer Center resources offer farmers information with which to make management decisions. This one-page fact sheet gives information about creating a limited partnership or family limited partnerships.
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Corporation: Resources to help our next generation of farmers - Beginning Farmer Center
Beginning Farmer Center resources offer farmers information with which to make management decisions. This one-page fact sheet gives information about creating a corporation.
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Limited Liability Company: Resources to help our next generation of farmers - Beginning Farmer Center
Beginning Farmer Center resources offer farmers information with which to make management decisions. This one-page fact sheet gives information about creating a limited liability company (LLC).
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Writing to a Prospective Landlord: Resources to help our next generation of farmers - Beginning Farmer Center
Beginning Farmer Center resources offer farmers information with which to make management decisions. This one-page fact sheet provides information on writing to perspective landlords and serves as a tool for beginning farmers who need to communicate with land owners.
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Iowa Concern Hotline Magnet - Spanish
3.5" x 2" magnet with contact information for the Iowa Concern Hotline in Spanish.

Hotline provides 24-hour confidential assistance for stress issues, legal questions, and financial concerns.
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Iowa Concern Business card (Unit=Pkg of 50)
A bundle of 50 business cards, measuring 3.5" x 2", with contact information for the Iowa Concern Hotline.

Hotline provides free 24-hour confidential assistance for stress issues, legal questions, and financial concerns.

(previously known as ICH2)
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Iowa Concern Business card - Spanish (Unit=Pkg of 50)
A bundle of 50 business cards in Spanish, measuring 3.5" x 2", with contact information for the Iowa Concern Hotline.

Hotline provides free 24-hour confidential assistance for stress issues, legal questions, and financial concerns.
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Trusts - Beginning Farmer Center
Beginning Farmer Center resources offer farmers information with which to make management decisions. This two-page fact sheet gives information about creating various kinds of trusts as well as the pros and cons of the different kinds.
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Power of Attorney - Beginning Farmer Center
Beginning Farmer Center resources offer farmers information with which to make management decisions. This one-page fact sheet gives information about granting authority to another person through a power of attorney.
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Estate Planning
This publication is designed to acquaint you with the considerations, problems, and tools available in estate planning. It has been updated to include 2005 revisions to the tax law.
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