Taking Stock: 7 Things to Prepare for Transition Planning

Before your family starts transition planning you need to take stock. Maggie and Andrea will share 7 things you can do to make succession easier, save time, money, and create clarity.

Speaker Profiles:

Maggie Van Camp, National Agriculture Practice Development Leader, BDO & CEO of Redcrest Farms. Maggie Van Camp is BDO’s National Agricultural Practice Development Leader, a former agricultural journalist, and a farmer herself. Maggie chairs Drive Away Hunger and is responsible for BDO’s relationship with the Outstanding Young Farmers, Canadian Young Farmer Forum and Farm Management Canada. In 2021, Maggie Van Camp was recognized by the Canadian Western Agribition as one of the Top 50 in Canadian Agriculture. Maggie is CEO of a commercial chicken farm in Blackstock, Ontario and cofounder of LOFT32, a communications firm which also developed an on-line training program for agriculture and food. Please find her full bio in the speakers page of the GBFW website!

Andrea De Groot, Business Advisor, Farm Credit Canada. Andrea specializes in farm and business transitions, providing clarity to family dynamics. With her experience in farm management, she collaborates with technical advisors to address business structure and facilitate conversations. Andrea grew up on a small beef and crop farm in southern Ontario. After earning a degree in agriculture business at the University of Guelph, she worked in agriculture and commercial lending throughout Ontario. In addition, she served as Managing Director of the Ontario Pork Industry Council for four years. Andrea and her husband own and operate their family hog and crop farm outside Stratford.


January 6, 2022, 5:50:00 p.m.

CEU Credits Available:

No CEU Credits are available for this presentation.