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Business liability protection

Urban Ag home | Table of contents Liability insurance is a part of the general insurance system of risk financing, It protects the purchaser of the insurance (the "insured") from the risks of liabilities imposed by lawsuits and similar claims. It provides legal counsel and pays the costs and any...

Managing Risk for Food Businesses

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015 - 9:15am to 3:30pm
University of Maryland Extension - Washington County Office
University of Maryland and Penn State Extension to Offer Food Business Risk Management Class Because consumers have grown more concerned about how their food was grown and processed, every food business owner (and every farmer who is selling products directly to the public) needs to understand the...

Understanding Agricultural Liability: Legal Risk Management Considerations

This fact sheet can serve as another tool in a farmer’s risk management plans by providing information on how farmers can protect themselves from legal challenges from a nuisance or violation of an environmental permit. The information discussed in this fact sheet will not eliminate threats of...

Managing Risk for Food Businesses

Tuesday, May. 12, 2015 - 9:15am to 3:30pm
Maryland Agriculture Resource Center
University of Maryland and Penn State Extension to Offer Food Business Risk Management Class Because consumers have grown more concerned about how their food was grown and processed, every food business owner (and every farmer who is selling products directly to the public) needs to understand the...

Understanding Agricultural Liability: Livestock and Other Animals (FS-990)

Understanding Agricultural Liability: Livestock and Other Animals (FS-990, 2014), discusses potential liability for livestock and other animals you may have on the farm. Typical theories for liability would include strict liability and negligence. This publication walks you through previous...
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