Succession planning workshop topic

By Observer staff October 31, 2012 01:11 pm

‘Ties to the Land’ targets farm and ranch families who want to preserve their legacy

Succession planning is the subject of a two-part workshop scheduled in Enterprise in November and December. 

The Northeast Oregon Economic Development District-sponsored event, called “Ties to the Land,” is for the owners of family farms, ranches and forestlands who want to preserve their legacy. A mix of presentations and practical exercises will provide participants with knowledge and tools and start succession planning.

Topics covered include challenges of succession planning, legal and financial instruments, clarifying values and goals, holding effective family meetings, and meeting with professionals who can help
finalize a plan.

The workshop is scheduled 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 17 and Dec. 1, at Community Connection in Enterprise, 702 NW First St.

Cost is $50 for a first person and $10 for each additional person from the same family or farm. The workbook costs $25.

For more information or to pre-register, call the Northeast Oregon Economic Development District, 541-426-3598, or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

The workshop is being held in partnership with Oregon State University’s Austin Family Business Center.