Can’t make it to a farm legacy seminar? 

The Champaign event will be livestreamed and available on beginning at 6 p.m. Feb. 26. Illinois Farm Bureau members will need their username and password to watch the event live.

A video recording will also be available in the days following the event on

The Champaign event is one of three farm legacy seminars hosted by Illinois Farm Bureau and COUNTRY Financial.

The seminars, also planned for Rochelle and Marion, will provide farm families with information and questions that are essential to legacy planning, in order to allow them to keep their farm in the family.

Illinois family farm native, Ron Hanson, Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln Harlan Agribusiness professor emeritus, will be the keynote speaker. An expert on farm legacy planning, Hanson has worked with farm families for more than 40 years in addition to his 46-year agribusiness and student-advising career.