A retirement plan addresses how and where the retiring person(s) want to live and lays out plans for anticipated income and health care needs. An estate plan directs the transfer of assets upon death, and typically involved several legal tools. Both are core components of a farm transfer plan.
How to plan so you can provide for your heirs the way you want to
University of Minnesota Extension
Brief explanations of critical estate planning concepts and terms
Comprehensive online listing of linked resources from the National Agriculture Law Center
Worksheets to help organize information for estate planning
Stewardship issues in estate planning
American Farmland Trust
Farmland Information Center
2004, 1 page
10 modules include a variety of worksheets and on-line calculators to plan for retirement
Guide to estate planning tools and probate in Minnesota.
Office of the Minnesota Attorney General