U.S. Farm Succession Plans and the Process of Transferring Land Ownership

@inproceedings{Harris2016USFS,
  title={U.S. Farm Succession Plans and the Process of Transferring Land Ownership},
  author={J. Michael Harris and Ashok K. Mishra},
  year={2016}
}
Using the 2013 Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS) and 2014 TOTAL survey data we find that nearly 30 percent of U.S. farm businesses have a succession plan and forty percent of the designated successors are family members. Twenty-one percent of ARMS farms indicate they will retire in 5 years and 38 percent of these farm businesses plan to turn over management and operation of their farm business but retain some ownership. Only 19 percent will sell and 15 percent will rent. The TOTAL… 
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