Farm and Ranch Transition Conferences


Join Kansas State University's Office of Farm and Ranch Transition and K-State Research and Extension for a conference to help prepare for the transition to the next generation. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Ronald Hanson, Harlan Professor Emeritus from University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  He has been helping families through transition planning over 40 years. We will be joined from a local attorney and accountant to understand how to best protect assets. Lastly, we will hear from Kansas State University on their resources to help folks through the transition process.


8:30 AM- 9:00 AM            Registration

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM         Avoiding the Planning Mistakes of a Family Farm Succession Train Wreck

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM       Morning Break

10:45 AM - 12:00  PM      Mapping out a Plan to Keep your Farm in the Family for Future Generations

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM      Lunch

12:45 PM – 1:30 PM        “Maximizing after Tax Wealth in Transition for Farm Families” – Local KFMA Economist

1:30 PM – 1:45 PM          Break

1:45 PM – 2:30 PM          “Protecting Assets in Transition for Farm Families” – Local Attorney

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM          “Moving Forward: Your Kansas Resources for Transition Planning” – Ashlee Westerhold

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM          Panel Q&A

Dates & Location


Clyde Apartments Auditorium
620 Broadway Ave.
Clyde , KS

Questions: Luke Byers - | 785.632.5335


Delphos Auditorium
206 W. 2nd St.
Delphos , KS

Questions: Justine Henderson - | 785.392.2147


Beloit Methodist Church
801 N. Bell St.
Beloit , KS

Questions: Blaire Todd - | 785.738.3597


Phillips County Fair Building
1481 US-183 Hwy
Phillipsburg , KS

Questions: Rachael Brooke - | 785.425.6851