Category Archives: Farmland Transfer

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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USDA Census of Agriculture: Reading between the lines

After a very long wait the 2012 USDA Census of Agriculture data are starting to roll out. While the meatiest (pun intended) reports are not expected until May the preliminary data are attracting a lot of attention. And, regarding women farmers, … Continue reading

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Transferring the Farm Business to Family

Passing on the farm business should be on every farmer’s planning horizon.  While letting go of the farm you put your blood, sweat and tears into might be hard to imagine, thinking about this eventuality now can only benefit you … Continue reading

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