Retiring farmers urged to consider all options before selling up

With succession front of mind for New Zealand agriculture, a North Island sheep and beef farmer turned agribusiness advisor is encouraging farm owners to explore all of the options before settling on a succession plan.Sean Bennett, a veteran of 20 years on the land prior to becoming an agribusiness advisor for Crowe Horwath, suggests that … Continue reading “Retiring farmers urged to consider all options before selling up”

You don’t have to sell the farm!

Can farm owners hold onto their asset base and still earn income from it? Succession is currently very ‘front of mind’ in the agricultural industry.  Leading commentators see private farm succession as the single biggest challenge to overcome during the next decade. When you consider that the average age of farm owners is bordering on … Continue reading “You don’t have to sell the farm!”