Anecdotal evidence suggests one in four farming families in the UK are not speaking to a member of their family because they have fallen out over succession issues.
Communication and planning are vital for making the succession process easier. Working with NFYFC, succession expert Sian Bushell has shared her advice on how to manage the succession process to help young people have the confidence to start the conversation.
The National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs (NFYFC) with support from Defra and AHDB have recorded a short video 'Succession..We really need to talk’ to highlight the importance of succession planning. The video and accompanying advice sheet are available to watch and download on NFYFC website and also here:
In a recent AHDB podcast, Sian Bushell speaks about her recent workshops on succession planning. Listen back here, the succession feature starts at 07:00: