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MBAg by Adam Erwin
Adam Erwin DTN Special Correspondent
Thu Jan 17, 2013 06:53 AM CST

At the DTN summit this year, one of the most popular sessions addressed farm partnership buy/sell agreements. It surprised me how much interest this topic garnered and how much small print was involved.

For discussion purposes, by saying farm partnerships I'm not just talking about the spit-shake, even-Steven, "it all started with a 4-H project" true legal partnerships. I mean all functional unions, like family farm corporations and limited liability entities.

It seems problems usually evolve when an entity starts out with next to nothing, promise turns into prosperity, and the time comes for the next generation to plant the ...

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