Author Archives: Women's Agricultural Network

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About Women's Agricultural Network

WAgN provides education and technical assistance geared to the needs of women farmers.

Estate Taxes & Farms: Who Wins & Who Loses?

“When you hear about the disadvantages of the estate tax, don’t forget that the free step up in basis gives a huge benefit to families with lower valued estates. ” Continue reading

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Name that Conference!

Calling all brilliant, creative women farmers, ranchers and sustainable agriculture advocates: Submit a super theme, tagline and/or logo for the 2016 Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference. The conference will be held in Portland Oregon, and is being organized by a multi-state … Continue reading

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Changes to Vermont’s Current Use Program

During the 2015 legislative session, the Vermont legislature made a number of changes to the law affecting the Current Use (Use Value Appraisal) Program. They include provisions for the following: A new calculation for the Land Use Change Tax (LUCT) … Continue reading

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