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5 farm transition case studies to help you plan

Looking for a few good examples of transition in action? Read these fictional case studies created from BDO Canada that illustrate real-world scenarios that can happen during the process.


Problems can arise when farmers re-marry, but there are steps that can help protect the farm business.

In a farm transition, things don't always go as expected. A good plan should be a living, evolving process that can handle the complexities.

Sometimes a farm transition plan involves family members asserting their independence and heading in different directions.

In this BDO case study, we look at the impact of divorce on a farm transition.

The following fictional case study, created by BDO Canada, illustrates how the absence of a farm transition plan can throw a family into turmoil when the unexpected happens.