Farm succession can seem like a complicated process. It takes time, commitment and money to set up a thorough, thoughtful and effective succession plan. A well designed plan can assist with a smooth transition of management and assets to the next generation. Family relationships, retirement plans, and family living expectations can affect the decisions that are made regarding farm succession. A facilitator can help farm families or unrelated parties work on the various aspects of farm succession. The resources below provide general information about farm succession, retirement and estate planning. These resources, or sections of these resources may be identifed and reviewed on other pages of this website as well.