Six Pillars of Farm Risk Management | Open Enrollment through November 2022

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Join a great team of Extension educators, specialists, faculty, and a lawyer as we present The Six Pillars of Farm Risk Management. This online course allows participants to earn a Purdue certificate!

The Six Pillars of Farm Risk Management will encompass a process to mitigate, transfer, and avoid risks in production, marketing, financial, legal, human resource, and social media. This course incorporates all six pillars of contingency planning through online modules, recorded videos, webinars, and social media community forums with participants that can be delivered nationwide (with a focus on the North Central region). At the end of the course, farms and agribusinesses will have written contingency plans and policies for each of the 6 pillars. Contingency plans will help businesses efficiently recover from disruptions or disasters. Through this program, managers, owners and key employees will be better prepared for disruptions and disasters that their business and/or family will inevitably encounter.



Farm and Family Business Succession: Strategies to Stay on Track | February 15, February 22, and March 1, 2022 | 12-1:30pm ET

Farm and Family Business Succession: Strategies to Stay on Track is a 3 part series to assist your farm operation to continue to move forward in developing your succession plan.

Session 1 – February 15, 2022: "Barriers to Succession Planning" with Educator, Jenna Nees | "Building Your Advisory Team" with Educator, Kyle Weaver | "First Steps" with Specialist, Renee Wiatt and Educator, Krista Pullen

Session 2 – February 22, 2022: "Insurance for the Successor Retirement Planning for Families" with Educator, Courtney Schmidt | "Retirement Planning for Families" with Ken Roney JD, CPA, CLU Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance

Session 3 – March 1, 2022: "Operating and Buy - Sell Agreements" with Educator, Ed Farris | "Structuring Your Farm Succession Plan: Will inheritance taxes be an issue?” with Attorney, Dan Siewers, Hart Bell, LLC



Indiana Hort Conference Virtual Webinar Series | February 1-24, 2022

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Discussion of the Agricultural Provisions in the CARES Act (Previously recorded on April 15th)

The CARES Act was passed in response to the coronavirus. This session will be a dialogue with Representative Roger Marshall regarding the agricultural provisions in the CARES Act. Senator Pat Roberts will also be participating. Other members from the Kansas delegation will be invited. Register at the link above.


(Indiana) COVID-19 Affected Business and Employee Resource Guide

The resources contained within this document are a culmination of state (Indiana) and federal efforts to combat the economic crisis created by the public health battle being waged against the novel coronavirus.

Included are topics of: Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES Act)/H.R. 748 | Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Public Law No: 116-127) | Small Business Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)


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