(Food Careers) – In this episode, Jill talks to Stuart Person, the Senior Vice President of Agriculture at MNP. Stuart talks about the importance of succession planning when it comes to passing down the farm to the next generation of farmers.

Stuart emphasizes the importance of being prepared, having those honest and open conversations with family about the future of the family farm, and working with a professional to help make the transition easier.

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Stuart and Jill also discuss the future of the family farm in Canada and how increasing land prices will affect their sustainability.

Most importantly, Stuart emphasizes the need for farmers to think of their farms as a business as well as a lifestyle to ensure that it can be sustained for generations to come.

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