Farm/Ranch Succession and Transfer Education – Nebraska Extension

Help farms, ranches, businesses, and entrepreneurs improve skills for good family communications/relations, and emphasizing the importance of having a succession/transition plan.


The Farm/Ranch Succession and Transfer Education of UNL Extension is in place recognizing that there will be a significant asset/farm business exchange happening over the next few years across Nebraska. The base training provided includes information about:  Importance of having an estate plan, communications and negotiation for a successful transfer (family communications is emphasized), the phases of transfer to the next generation, and considerations equitable asset transfers.

Advanced training includes basic legal education for end of life documents and possible business structures and tools used for asset transfer. 

Services Provided


  • Human Resources Training

Business Planning

  • Forming a Business

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Purchasing an Existing Business

Business Planning

  • Business Succession Planning
Primary Contact
Allan Vyhnalek
303 Filley Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583