University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a workshop about transferring family farms and forest product businesses from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. December 8, at the Waterville Elks Club, 76 Industrial St., Waterville.

The workshop’s focus is to help families minimize risk and make informed decisions about intergenerational business transfers. Topics include determining goals for transition, retirement and estate planning, and protecting and transferring assets.

Scheduled presenters are Mike Sciabarrasi, University of New Hampshire Extension professor and Agricultural Business Management specialist; Paul Dillon, an attorney from Corinth who specializes in estate and transfer planning; and Gary Anderson, UMaine Extension animal and bio-sciences specialist.

The workshop is offered with support from Extension Risk Management Education and the USDA. The $20 fee includes lunch. Register online and to request a disability accommodation, contact Melissa Libby at 207.581.2788. For more information, contact Anderson at 207.581.3240, garya@maine.edu.