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Farm Transfer Programs
Map of my Kingdom
Practical Farmers commissioned playwright Mary Swander to write this play about the many issues surrounding farmland transfer. The play presents a number of ways farmland owners have planned for – or failed to plan for – farmland transition. Click here to see the latest performances!
To bring the play to a location near you, contact Mary Swander.
- Questions about the play
- Tom and Irene Frantzen on the play
- Angela Winburn on the play
- Good press on the play
- Media Appearances
The goals of the award are:
1). To recognize those PFI farmland owner members who work to sustain farm businesses, long-term soil productivity, environmental quality and vibrant rural communities, including helping the next generation start farming.
2). To call attention to the need for greater landowner partnerships with farmers. Any non-operator landowner – which is someone who owns land but does not labor on that land – is eligible.
- 2018: Maggie McQuown and Steve Turman
- 2017: Angela and John Tedesco
- 2016: Rob and Susan Fleming
- 2015: Dale Nimrod, Faith Sherman and Vance Nimrod
- 2014: Charlotte Shivvers, Martha Skillman and Marietta Carr
- 2013: Helen Gunderson
Questions or recipient suggestions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Younger Generation: Farm Transfer Questions for Your Elders
WORKSHEET #1 — Dynamics and Communications Styles
WORKSHEET #2 — Elders
WORKSHEET #3 — Younger Generation