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2016 “Keeping Your Farmland Farming” Dinner Series
January 21 2016 @ 5:15 pm - 8:00 pm
2016 “Keeping Your Farmland Farming” Dinner Series: Seminars to Help People Transition Their Farms to the Next Generations
Topic 1: “Business and Tax Management Issues for Farm Transition,” 12 January (Edinburg) or 14 January (Verona) – Speaker, Mark Botkin, Attorney, BotkinRose, Harrisonburg
Topic 2: “Wills, Powers of Attorney, and Advanced Medical Directives,” 19 January (Edinburg) or 21 January (Verona) – Speaker, Jeff Adams, Attorney, Wharton, Aldhizer, and Weaver, Harrisonburg
Topic 3: “Land Leasing for Farming in the Shenandoah Valley,” 9 February (Edinburg) or 11 February (Verona) – Speaker, John Flora, Attorney, Lenhart-Pettit, Harrisonburg
Each seminar will begin at 5:15 pm and will include dinner ($5.00 per person). Please register by the Friday prior to your choice of event to assure sufficient space and meal. You may contact Tom Stanley (540.588.0241 or firstname.lastname@example.org) for registration and for more information. In addition, Shenandoah County participants may also contact Bobby Clark (540.459.6140).
Lead sponsors for the Augusta County event include Farm Credit of the Virginia’s Knowledge Center and Headwaters Soil and Water Conservation District. Mid-Atlantic Farm Credit is the lead sponsor for the Shenandoah County event. Others sponsors for both events include the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (Office of Farmland Preservation), the Virginia Farming License Plate Program, the Virginia Cooperative Extension, and the Valley Conservation Council.