Discussing the "Undiscussabull" by Elaine Froese, Farm Transition Specialist
Whether you need to discuss farm viability, succession to the next generation, future visions or just a simple operation change with your family, going into the conversation with healthy conversation tools and the right mind set is key. Elaine Froese, a farm transition specialist and lifelong farmer, shares insight on conflict resolution and how to start and properly discuss these “undiscussabull” topics on the farm in this “Rural Realities” podcast episode.
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