Joy KirkpatrickFarm Succession Outreach Specialist, University of Wisconsin Center for Dairy Profitability / Certified Land Access Trainer,
Joy Kirkpatrick has worked in University of Wisconsin Extension for
24 years. She began her Extension career as a county-based educator. In 2004 she became the Outreach Specialist for the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Dairy Profitability. In this position she collaborates with colleagues to provide educational programs and information on farm succession planning. Kirkpatrick received both her BS and MS degrees from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale. Joy has extensive experience facilitating farm succession discussions with farm businesses and farm families. She has written articles on retirement planning for farmers and taught seminars throughout the United States on farm succession facilitation.