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The University of Tennessee, Institute of Agriculture

Tennessee Farmland Legacy


Tennessee Farmland Legacy

Planning Today for Tomorrow's Farms

Please check out our Farmland Legacy Tools listed below.  We are currently working on adding more tools to help farmers, landowners, and community planners protect Tennessee’s Agricultural Legacy.

  • Workbook for Tennessee Farm Families
    The objective of this workbook is to provide readers a solid foundation upon which they, and all of the people involved, can understand basic farm succession planning concepts and processes. Of equal importance, this workbook seeks to prepare all of the individuals to effectively search for and use the appropriate professional services required for the development of a high‐quality farm succession plan.

  • Farmland Legacy Publications
    A series of publications on a variety of topics to help you prepare your will, estate plan, or succession plan.

  • Cost of Community Services
    A look at cost of community services studies performed in Tennessee.

  • Land Protection Options
    Resources on the various land protection options in Tennessee.

  • Leasing Resources
    The Leasing Toolbox contains several calculators to help you estimate equitable rental rates for cash, flexible, and crop-share leasing arrangements.

  • Additional Resources
    Additional resources on estate planning, farm business entity formation, and succession planning from around the country.