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Succession planning in rural Kansas
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HAYS — Planning for the future is vital and families must take steps to ensure assets for the next generation. K-State Research & Extension and Fort Hays State University – Small Business Development Center are having a “Thriving Across Generations: Succession Planning in Rural Kansas” program from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11, at the Fort Hays State University Memorial Union, 700 College Drive. Registration begins at 5 p.m. 

The featured speaker for this event is Rick Feltenberger, Regional Director at the FHSU Kansas Small Business Development Center. Participants will also choose one of three breakout sessions. Farm succession planning will be led by Roger McEowen, Professor of Agricultural Law and Taxation. Tom Byler with both Emporia State University and Washburn University SBDCs will discuss Small Business Succession. Fort Hays State University’s Tony Gabel will speak about estate plans for your family. 

The $20 registration fee per person will include a meal and an estate planning notebook. Register online or mail a check made payable to KSU, NW Area Office, Care of: Sara Juenemann, PO Box 786, Colby, KS. 6770, early registration due by March 9, 2020. Registration of $30 will be accepted at the door, but no guarantee of a meal and notebook.  

If you have questions call Cottonwood District Extension Office at 785-628-9430.