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A Family Farm Business Entity in Maryland: What You Need to Know

Photo by Edwin Remsberg Maryland family farms have specific rules and statutes which apply to them regarding their operating as a business entity. You can read our recent publication on business entities here to refresh your memory on the different options, as well as pros and cons of each entity...

Using a Business Organization Structure to Limit Your Farm’s Liability

In Maryland, 82.7 percent of agricultural operations conduct business as sole proprietorships (Census of Agriculture, 2012). As agriculture continues to evolve, however, producers should consider investigating all types of business organization structure for their operations to limit liability and...
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