Category Archives: Farmland Transfer

Gender Differences in Farmer Perspectives on Viability and Impacts of Regulation

Women farmers reported significantly less confidence in their ability to make a living farming than their male counterparts By Melissa Pasanen & Beth Holtzman A recent UVM study on the impacts of regulation and agricultural policy on farmers revealed that … Continue reading

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Farm Succession Planning – Never to Early or Too Late

VT farmers face succession planning challenges head-on with help from local groups. In Vermont, senior farmers age 65 or older operate 28% of the state’s farms. Of these 2,076 senior farmers, just 9% of them have someone under age 45 managing … 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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