Agricultural Family Business Resources

Well-planned ownership transitions keep farm businesses family-owned and create opportunities for new generations of farmers. The Austin Family Business Program supports the agricultural community by guiding families that are facing farm succession and providing educational opportunities for the professionals who advise them.

Farmily Farm Business: Build It To Last

Meet agriculture industry leader Wayne Fahsholtz, President of AgWin Group with decades of experience as a successful non-family executive running family-owned agricultural enterprises. Wayne graduated from Oregon State and is returning to the Willamette Valley to share his insights and answer questions about building farms that will last.... read more





Ag Advisor Search

Is your family business in need of a professional advisor with experience working with agricultural enterprises? Start identifying possible candidates with Ag Advisor Search.





Ag Risk Succession Checklist

Ag Risk Succession Checklist

Answer a series of questions about your farm succession progress and get instant feedback on what you are doing well and areas for improvement.




Ties to the Land

Ties to the Land assistant family woodland owners in addressing communication, legal and emotional aspects of succession planning. Workbooks and DVD are available online.