About Our Events and Workshops
We specialize in presenting workshops on access to land, farm business planning, farm financing, farm business mentorship, farm succession planning, and farmland conservation strategies. Check back soon to find out about upcoming workshops!
Farm Finance Expos
Loan officers from California FarmLink, local banks and the Farm Service Agency share with participants advice on how to best apply for a loan and what their different loan programs have to offer. California FarmLink staff also discusses alternative financing strategies less commonly used by beginning farmers to pay for equipment/infrastructure or operations.
Access to Land
California FarmLink staff discuss a plethora of options available to farmers concerning access to land for farming, including a variety of leases and purchase agreements. We cover the importance of securing written agreements and innovative strategies for finding and securing land for a timeline appropriate for each farmer's needs.
Farm Succession Planning
Working with statewide and local professionals to provide sound legal and financial planning advice, this workshop helps farmers and their families understand estate planning and how to plan for their farm?s continued production in the future. This workshop seeks to address the following types of questions:
This workshop is especially useful for farm families who are preparing to transfer the operation to the next generation and for any farmers wanting to plan well for their future.