Dick Wittman

Dick Wittman

Farm management consultant

Financial consultant and Idaho rancher Dick Wittman will make a special presentation at the 2018 summit. For years Wittman has been helping farmers solve problems associated with passing the farm to the next generation. Now, in a never-before-seen presentation, he will share with summit-goers the challenges of implementing his own advice working through transition on his own farm. You’ll hear the pluses and the negatives in intimate detail as his daughter and other family members transition into lead manager roles. It’s a session that is sure to be both moving and informative.

Sessions

January 19, 2018

10:45  -  11:45

Coral Ballroom D

How to develop an effective farm board

As farmers begin transitioning from operations management to board chair/mentor roles, how should the farm’s board be structured? Who sets policies? Get help on this important farm function from rancher and consultant Dick Wittman, who will share tips from his own experiences.

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January 19, 2018

1:00  -  2:00

Coral Ballroom

Up close and personal: Dick Wittman shares his own farm transition story

For years Dick Wittman has been helping farmers solve problems associated with passing the farm to the next generation. Now, in a never-before-seen presentation, he will share the challenges of implementing his own advice working through transition on his own farm. You’ll hear the pluses and the negatives in intimate detail as his daughter and … Continued

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