The ole SFFSP. Alison and I are already talking to our girls about how important it is for them to understand the big picture of being part of a family farm. Succession planning is complex and challenging to get your mind around. Probably the biggest obstacle is that as people, we naturally try to avoid thinking of ourselves as not being around anymore. For me, I like to think of a farm as a way you can leave your mark and memories for the future generations.
Here is a bit of a self-serving video clip on the subject. Yes,succession planning involves plenty of professionals who are keen to get their teeth into your family farm.