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Play helps farmers plan for succession


February 21, 2019

A live performance of “Map of My Kingdom,” a play that deals with the critical issues of land transition, will be performed by Maria Vorhis in The Center at Colfax Library Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. “Map of My Kingdom” was commissioned by Practical Farmers of Iowa and written by Iowa Poet Laureate Mary Swander to help farmers understand the emotions involved in farm transitions.

The play looks at the human challenges involved with transitioning a farm business from beginning the conversation to the power struggles along the way, and it explains how to avoid conflict and choose ra...

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