Good estate planning can help landowners achieve financial stability without cashing in on their land.

“Your Land is Your Legacy: A Guide to Planning for the Future of Your Farm” (third edition) offers practical estate planning advice for today's landowners and their financial advisors. American Farmland Trust's (AFT) revised and updated guidebook illustrates strategies for transferring land to the next generation while addressing your personal financial goals.

It's available for $13.95 by calling 800-370-4879. An order form is available on American Farmland Trust's Web site at