It’s not easy discussing succession planning with the next generation, but part of running operation is that farm transition responsibility.
If farming is your calling, keep it in the family. This is a way of life we can’t afford to lose, and the next generation needs to be involved.
For many years, the number of farms in the U.S. has been in a steady decline — the number has fallen to 2 million today from 6.8 million in 1935.
There is no reason unrelated individuals should be prohibited from farming together, or be forced to forego the benefits of a corporate entity. North Dakota’s law is unnecessary, outdated, and needs to go.