Farm Transitions Radio is hosted by Brett Olson – Brett previously hosted a live radio program Local Food Hero and has presented extensively on rural communities, farming and local foods in Minnesota and nationally. Brett grew up in small rural communities throughout the Midwest. Summers were often spent at the wheel of a windrower on neighbors’ farms. Brett and his family recently moved on to a former dairy farm in Zumbro Falls, Minnesota.
FARM TRANSITIONS ARCHIVES
#1: Interview with Jan Joannides, Executive Director of Renewing the Countryside and John Mesko, Executive Director of the Sustainable Farming Association. We discuss how and why the Farm Transitions project was started.
For more information about RTC and SFA you can check out the following links:
#2: Interview with John Baker.
For more information on the International Farm Transition Network and their goal to support programs that foster the next generation of farmers and ranchers click on the following link:
#3: Interview with Kent Solberg.
#4: Interview with Gary Hachfeld. Hachfeld is a University of Minnesota Extension educator with 40 years of experience in agricultural business management. Hachfeld specializes in working with farm transitions and estate planning. In this interview we talk about long term health care insurance and how it can be part of a Farm Transitions strategy.
#5: Interview with Gary Hachfeld. In this interview we talk about different farm business structures and how they can be part of a Farm Transitions strategy.
#6: Interview with Gary Hachfeld. In this interview we talk about probate and how it can effect a Farm Transitions strategy.