Renting land can mean faster growth, better cash flow management and a successful farming operation.
The Smiths thought an equipment auction and land rentals were the way to go on retirement, until a conversation with a neighbouring farm family made them rethink their options.
Learn about the biggest transition planning challenges most farm families encounter and how to avoid them.
Consider retirement as a career change and take the same steps to plan for it as if starting a new business.
How much money does a Canadian farmer need to retire? According to farm finance and transition experts, it depends primarily on the intended lifestyle and a personal definition of financial security.
There are many factors that impact a senior partners’ ability to retire from the farm. In Episode 1, we look at questions to answer and the roles transitioning to retirement.
Farms are expensive. For families in transition, ensuring the next generation has enough capital to buy the farm while leaving the previous generation with enough to retire can be challenging.
Parents are often hesitant about dividing estate assets fairly between farm and non-farming children. In this episode, we look at ways to achieve this while keeping the farm stable.
What if there are no family members to take over the family farm?
What happens when the kids want to take over the farm before parents are ready? How one family navigates a transition plan that works for everyone's timelines.