Top tips to find the right farm advisor

  • 5 min watch

Focus on Farm Transition videos provide strategies and advice to help you navigate the key challenges and questions that arise during the farm transition journey.

Advisors are an important part of any farm team. Here are some tips to help you find the right ones for your operation.

Key takeaways

  • Take advantage of free consultations to determine fit 

  • Ask how they are compensated – it’s a fair question

  • Ask why or why not? Sometimes their advice is law – other times it’s opinion

  • Don’t be scared to get a second opinion when you feel the need   

  • Set goals and timelines around what you want to accomplish 

  • Potential advisors could be lawyers, accountants, marketing experts, agronomists or business peers

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