A new publication from the National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service details how landowners can finance their plan for succession and keep the land in agriculture.

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The report can be downloaded free or purchased.

Included in Conservation Financing for Farm Transfer:

  • Introduction
  • Selling Land Selling a Portion of Land to a Sustainable Farmer
  • Contract for Deed Agricultural Conservation Easement
  • Deed Restrictions and Covenants
  • Long-Term Leases
  • Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts
  • Forming a Business Entity to Facilitate Farm Transfer
  • A Bequest: Frantzen Farm Example
  • Creating an Educational Farm
  • USDA Conservation Programs
  • Conclusion
  • Further Resources
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