Farm transfer workshops to be hosted by MDA

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is providing support for two upcoming workshops to train ag advisors to help families navigate a farm transfer process.

University of Extension Agricultural Business Management Educator Megan Roberts and St. Cloud Community and Technical College Farm Business Management Instructor Jim Molenaar have designed and will lead both workshops. Both sessions are free and open to any professional whose work overlaps with farm transition.


An introductory session covering topics in farm succession (Train the Trainer workshop) will be offered in-person only from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Mankato. To register, visit z.umn.edu/Nov10farmtransition.


An advanced session will be offered both in-person and virtually from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2, at St. Cloud Technical and Community College. To register for this event, visit z.umn.edu/Nov2farmtransition.



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