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Risky Business

Covering Your Assets – When Mother Nature or Liability Poses a Threat!

When considering a new enterprise on your farm, you've also got to think about the consequences of the idea.   Whether you're considering the production of a new crop or expanding production of an existing crop, you may be concerned about potential market prices and/or the detrimental effects of a natural disaster.  On the other hand, if you wanting to open your farm to visitors to pick their own berries from your fields, you need to identify steps that you can take to mitigate potential problems and shield yourself as much as possible from liability.  Whatever the idea is, this information is designed to help you understand the options that you have for protecting your income and your assets.

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Photo of Maryann MickewiczMaryann MickewiczCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (828) 884-3109 maryann_mickewicz@ncsu.eduTransylvania County, North Carolina
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