ASAC Webinars

Monthly or as specific issues arise, the ASAC Education Committee offers webinars to members to increase their knowledge base on timely topics, impactful legislation that affects agriculture, or building skills and capabilities. 

ASAC-developed webinars are free to all ASAC members, and available at a fee to non-members. ASAC does not charge for outside webinars that it promotes.  Most are recorded for access later, on demand, by members.

ASAC Lunch 'n Learn Webinar Series:

For our November webinar, we are partnering with the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.

Estate Planning Challenges and Strategies for Farm Families

February 15, 2023, 11:00 AM CST

Presented by the National Ag Law Center

Topic: Estate planning for farmers is a unique endeavor. The capital-intensive nature of farming and the family legacy associated with the land are just two of the many issues that make estate planning for farm families challenging but regarding. In this webinar, we will discuss some of the issues of farm estate planning and some practical strategies that can be implemented to help farm families meet their estate planning goals. Topics will include on-farm/off-farm heir strategies, distribution plan ideas and incorporating trusts into the estate plan.

Presenter: Robert Moore is an attorney and research specialist with the Agriculture and Resource Law Program at the Ohio State University. Prior to joining OSU, Robert and his wife, Kelly, owned Wright & Moore Law Co. LPA, a law firm in Delaware, Ohio focusing on legal services for farmers and landowners. Robert continues to provide legal services to clients on a part-time basis.

Robert was raised on a dairy farm in Coshocton County, Ohio. He attended Ohio State University receiving a B.S. in Dairy Science and an M.S. in Agricultural Economics. He received his J.D. from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio where he graduated cum laude.

Robert began his career as a county Extension Educator with Ohio State University Extension. He later worked in the Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics where he worked on farm budgeting, custom rate surveys, and other farm management related work. Robert left OSU Extension in 2004 to enter private practice. After 18 years of private practice, he rejoined OSU Extension. Robert’s area of focus is farm succession planning, business entities and taxation. Over the years, Robert has worked with many farm families in designing and implementing succession plans for their family farming operations. He is excited to bring his experience to the Agriculture and Resources Program and looks forward to providing information and resources to farm families.


Past Webinars:

February 15 - Estate Planning Challenges & Strategies for Farm Families
Presented by the National Ag Law Center. NALC archived webinar.

January 26 - How to Work with USAID 101
Presented by USAID's Industry Liaison Team
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January 11 - Ag Economy Barometer
Presented by Dr.James Minert, Purdue University
Click the link HERE to view the recorded webinar.

August 17 - Commodity Trading in 2022 is a Game Changer
Presented by Joe Spaker, DairyVisor
Click the link HERE to view the recorded webinar.

July 20 - Long-Term Care Impacts on Farming Operations 
Presented by National Ag Law Center

June 23 - Forward Thinking Farmers - Does this describe your clients?
Presented by Xtreme Ag & Damian Mason
Click the link HERE to view the recorded webinar.

May 31 - Cybersecurity and You - The Current Threat Landscape
Daryn Deveau, Farm Credit East
Click the link HERE to view the recorded webinar.  

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