2021 World Pork Expo - June 9-11, 2021 - Iowa State Fairgrounds

Pork Academy: Keeping it in the Family – Farming for Future Generations

Thursday, June 10, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Varied Industries Building, Room C

Speaker:  Melissa O’Rourke, JD, Farm Management Specialist for Iowa State University Extension

Whether your farm operation is small or large, building a legacy business for future generations takes planning and preparation. If operators become sick or disabled – how will decisions be made? Are there plans to expand in the years ahead, or transition the farm to future generations?  Melissa O’Rourke, an attorney and ISU Extension Farm and Business Management Specialist will address these questions and more to help producers plan for the future.