Promotion of Intergenerational Farm Transfers for Agricultural Sustainability and Farmland Production

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2001: $56,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $34,616.37
Region: Western
State: California
Principal Investigator:
Steve Schwartz
California FarmLink

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, oats, rice, wheat, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Fruits: apples, apricots, avocados, berries (other), cherries, berries (cranberries), figs, citrus, grapes, melons, olives, peaches, pears, plums, berries (strawberries)
  • Nuts: almonds, walnuts
  • Additional Plants: herbs, ornamentals, trees
  • Animals: bovine, poultry, goats, rabbits, sheep
  • Animal Products: dairy
  • Miscellaneous: mushrooms


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Education and Training: technical assistance, decision support system, extension, farmer to farmer
  • Farm Business Management: agricultural finance, risk management, whole farm planning
  • Production Systems: holistic management, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, public participation
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.