Farmland owners are in a wonderfully unique position to protect water, soil, and wildlife now and long into the future. The purpose of this publication is to offer guidance to farmland owners on the farm transfer process when conservation and sustainable agricultural practices are desired. A variety of farm transfer tools that can help landowners achieve these conservation goals are discussed on the right-hand side of this page.
This list of tools is not intended to be a complete or definitive list. Instead, this list identifies some of the most well-known and commonly used methods. Also, the information in this document is broad and general. You should consult directly with professionals in the field to get specific legal and financial advice for your own situation.