Getting Started in Farming: So You Have Inherited a Farm

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CoverNorth Central Regional Publication

Many people find themselves inheriting a farm and not knowing what to do. This publication outlines the initial decisions needed and helps identify personal situations. It also suggests options that may work in farming. It discusses going into farming, keeping the farm as an investment and selling. It also includes a discussion about co-inheriting and taxes.

This publication was published in the early 1970s. It is one of a series about beginning farming.


  • Estate tax
  • Inheritance
  • Homesteading


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