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Estate Planning & Farm Transition Conferences begin March 12

BROOKINGS -- Aberdeen, Sioux Falls and Mitchell will be the sites for a series of South Dakota State University Extension training sessions, which will focus on estate planning.

Sustaining the Legacy conferences also help people who seek transition of their farm or ranch from one family member to another.

Extension staff and industry professionals will help participants develop the tools they need in order to face estate-planning challenges with less stress.

The sessions will be hosted in Aberdeen on March 12, 19, 26 at the Aberdeen Regional Extension Center, 13 Second Ave. SE; in Sioux Falls on March 13, 20, 27 at the Sioux Falls Regional Extension Center, 2001 E. Eighth Street; and in Mitchell on March 14, 21, 28 at the Mitchell Regional Extension Center, 821 North Capital Street.

The training costs $75 per person. Registration is required by March 6. To register, call Livestock Business Management Field Specialist, Heather Gessner at 605-782-3290. You can find the brochure and registration form at

Call Gessner at her Sioux Falls Regional Extension office with questions at 605-782-3290, or e-mail her at this address: