The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 68 – Transition Planning with Agriculture Transition Specialist, Annessa Good: Part 2

EPISODE 68 – TRANSITION PLANNING PART 2

WITH AGRICULTURE TRANSITION SPECIALIST, ANNESSA GOOD

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On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you’ll get to hear the much anticipated part 2 of my interview with Annessa Good. Annessa is an Agriculture Transition Specialist at Farm Credit Canada where she helps people start the transition conversation, giving them the tools and resources to work towards goals that keep their operations viable and sustainable. 

Annessa recently moved back to the family farm and is currently going through her own succession rollercoaster. This experience has given her personal insight that she applies to her consulting work. The motto she shares with clients: “Succession is the transfer of a business, while estate planning is the transfer of assets. Transition is a combination of both and is proactive rather than reactive.”

In preparing for this interview, I thought I would do something a little different. Instead of coming up with all of the questions myself, I posed the question over in The Rural Woman Podcast Community over on Facebook if anyone had any questions for an Agriculture Transition Specialist. You guys, the comments section BLEW UP! You had so many great questions we had to split this episode in two! Make sure if you didn’t hear part 1 you head back to episode 67 and tune in, you’re not going to want to miss a minute of all the tips, wisdom, and advice Annessa has to share with us.

Annessa Good | BIO

Annessa Good is an Agriculture Transition Specialist at FCC where she helps people start the transition conversation, giving them the tools and resources to work towards goals that keep their operations viable and sustainable. 

Background 

Annessa comes to FCC from GRS Consulting Ltd. (GRS), her family’s succession planning consulting company. She attended Mount Royal University, specializing in supply chain management, giving her unique insight into operational functionality on family farms. 
Annessa recently moved back to the family farm and is currently going through her own succession rollercoaster. This experience has given her personal insight that she applies to her consulting work. 
The motto she shares with clients: “Succession is the transfer of a business, while estate planning is the transfer of assets. Transition is a combination of both and is proactive rather than reactive.” 

About FCC 

Farm Credit Canada is Canada’s leading agricultural lender. We provide financing, insurance, software, learning programs and business services to Canadian producers and agribusiness and agri-food operators. 
We serve the industry through all cycles and believe in being socially and environmentally responsible. Our employees are committed to the success of our customers and are passionate about agriculture. 


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Katelyn Duban

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Welcome to Wild Rose Farmer! My name is Katelyn Duban and I am a first generation female farmer in Southern Alberta, Canada. I married into agriculture back in 2016 to my multigenerational farmer husband, affectionately known as Mr. Wild Rose Farmer. We live and grow on our families certified organic grain and oilseed operation. In the Spring and Summer seasons, I raise a small herd of meat goats and have previously raised bottle calves as well.

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