Land access, agricultural land tenure and farm succession are priority challenges for US agriculture. USDA and groups across the country are addressing these issues with research, policies, programming and professional development. In cooperation with USDA, Land For Good will host Changing Lands, Changing Hands, a national conference on these topics.
Workshop and plenary topics include:
- Historic and contemporary perspectives on land access and transfer
- Paths to ownership
- Role of easements and conservation
- Succession advisor team building
- Public policies: state and federal
- Working with non-farming landowners
- Special populations: African American, Native American, immigrant, refugee, military veteran, women
- Farmland investor models
- Many more!
Who is this conference for? This conference will bring together practitioners, policymakers and advocates who work with and on behalf of farmers and landowners of all types, commodities, scales and regions.
Registration: Early bird registration will open February 1, 2017. Student and scholarship rates will be available. Information on lodging, transportation and other logistics will be posted at that time.