McLean County Farm Bureau

Farmers are no strangers to uncontrollable events

But one thing farmers can control is the fate of their operation. “The current generation needs to plan an exit role before it’s time,” said Dan Bean, partner at CMA Global. He reported roughly two-thirds of family businesses, including farms, cease operations each generation. Just 1% continues beyond the fourth generation. He discusses farm transition plans to help keep the farm in the family. READ MORE