Event Details


December 14, 2018




DoubleTree Hotel
6301 State Route 298
East Syracuse, NY 13057


$45.00 First attendee
(additional attendee $40.00 ea.)

At the Door
$45.00 First Person
$40.00 Additional from same farm


Central New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Succession Planning Kickoff Seminar for Farm Businesses - Sponsorship Opportunities

December 14, 2018

This year's conference will focus on addressing the challenges surrounding succession planning for farm businesses, including tax, legal and estate implications, family communication, and financial issues. 

Speakers will include Steve Walker, Esq., Erica Leubner, MSW, of NY FarmNet, and John Lehr of Farm Credit East. In addition, a diverse panel of producers will share their experiences around business transition. 

Following the program, producers will be able to sign up for a three part follow up workshop series, which will focus on helping the farm prepare to move forward with their transition planning process. 

DoubleTree Hotel
6301 State Route 298
East Syracuse, NY 13057

December 14, 2018
9 am-3 pm

$45 first farm attendee, $40 each additional farm attendee

How to register:
Click on registration link above to pay by credit card or print off registration form in pdf and mail with a check to CCE Herkimer County, 5657 State Route 5, Herkimer, NY 13350.

Contact Anna Richards at ar746@cornell.edu or by emailing or calling CCE Herkimer at herkimer@cornell.edu or (315) 866-7920

December 9, 2018-Call office to register if after deadline

Note: When registering online, your transaction may take up to 60 seconds to complete. To help avoid duplicate payments, please wait and do not click the "Register for Event" button more than once.

If you receive a "blank" registration confirmation, please email herkimer@cornell.edu and we will email you the correct confirmation.

Succession Planning Kickoff Mailer (PDF; 1292KB)

Sorry, the opportunity to sponsor this event has passed.

Sponsorship Notes
Sponsorship opportunities and details are presented on the next page. If you have questions about the content of the program please contact Anna Richards, Dairy Business Management Specialist with Cornell PRO-DAIRY at ar746@cornell.edu or (518) 312-1262.

Please respond by Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, for the best display space and recognition in the conference proceedings, or to be included in the marketing material mailing, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Sponsorship can be sent to: CCE Herkimer County, c/o Veronique Storms, 5657 NY 5, Herkimer NY 13350, or online below.

Succession Planning Kickoff Seminar sponsorship (PDF; 153KB)









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