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|Give them space to grow
Two different approaches to giving the next generation a start.
|Soft issues are key to successful farm transfers
Lawyers, accountants and specialists can help with the hard issues. But who’s looking after soft ones like relationships?
|From the editor
Kevin Hursh looks at the importance of family in the family farm.
|The big picture - Marry later, marry less: family dynamics are changing
Family farms are still the mainstay of Canadian agriculture, but family life continues to evolve.
|Your money - Plan early for intergenerational transfers
With planning, it’s possible to minimize the amount of taxes on both generations when transferring the farm.
|Young farmer profile - Establishing a new farming identity
Logan and Avery Grant of Chamberlain, Sask., run a separate operation from his parents, but they do manage to help each other out.
|Ask an expert - How to combine family and business
Start your farm succession planning with a quality of life goal, then build around it, says David Irvine.
|Planning to succeed - Family matters when it comes to farm succession
Don’t wait until you’re forced into succession planning.
|Safety on the farm - Put extra thought into safety measures for young and old
Never let your guard down.