Family farm inheritance in Slavonia region, Croatia
Đ. ŽUTINIĆ, I. GRGIĆhttps://doi.org/10.17221/14/2010-AGRICECONCitation:ŽUTINIĆ Đ., GRGIĆ I. (2010): Family farm inheritance in Slavonia region, Croatia. Agric. Econ. – Czech, 56: 522-531.
The aim of the study was to determine the chances of the Slavonian family farms for social reproduction in the next generation and to determine attitudes of farmers towards some aspects of family farm inheritance and the possible ways of preventing the division of land. The research was carried out on a sample of 202 family farms. The analysis showed that the chances to remain as integral production units in the next generation are realistic for only 48% of family farms. The traditional pattern of behavior is obvious with regard to inheritance and to postponing the transfer of management and control of the farm resources. The majority of the Slavonian farmers find that it would be proper if the state were to introduce special measures to regulate the integrity of the land and to offer subsidies and easements for the "entry" of the young into the agriculture.Keywords:
family farm, inheritance, successor, Slavonia, Croatia