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Farm Succession Advisors Training

A 2-Day Seminar for Attorneys and other Service Providers in New England

May 3 – 4, 2017 *  The Falls Center, 21 Front Street, Manchester, NH

Plan to attend this 2-day training to build your skills and proficiency in assisting farm families through farm succession and transfer planning. Become or find a farm succession practice mentor. Connect with other farm service providers in your state to deliver quality succession planning and assistance to farmers. Learn from legal experts and other professionals. Review the agenda and review speaker bios.

Registration is now closed.

Day 1 will focus on business planning for farm transfer.
Day 2 will focus on estate planning for the farm, transfer assistance models and tools, and state level team building.

Who should attend? Experienced attorneys; New attorneys and law students; Other service providers including field staff, accountants, financial planners, land trust and conservation staff, and lenders.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits. This training is approved for 12.5 CLE credits in Vermont and Maine. Self-certification available in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.


  • Attorneys in practice for more than 5 years: $150 per day.
  • Attorneys in practice for fewer than 5 years: $75 per day.
  • Non-attorney farm service providers: $75 per day.

Presenters must also register!  If you have received a presenter or scholarship code, please enter it in the “promo code” box on the registration form.

Scholarships are available as funds allow for new attorneys and law students.  To request a scholarship please email

Lodging.  A block of rooms has been reserved under “Land For Good” for the nights of May 2 and 3 at a rate of $104 per night at the LaQuinta Inn and Suites, which adjoins The Falls Center. You must make your own reservations. Remember to request a room reserved for Land for Good. To lock in this discounted rate, book rooms before April 10, when this block of rooms will be released. Directions to the La Quinta Inn and Suites.

This event is supported by a grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture through its Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program, #2015-70017-23900.