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From hiring workers, leasing or buying land, implementing food safety measures, negotiating sales, forming an LLC, filing taxes, getting insurance and so on—legal issues work their way into every aspect of the sustainable farm. The good news is that developing a strong, legally resilient farm business is easier than you think!
Farm Law 101 is not a boring lecture filled with legal lingo, this workshop will be co-facilitated by an attorney and 1 or 2 farmers. User-friendly legal education will be integrated with practical, on the ground experience, including input from participants. Expect a compelling, informative, and engaging workshop that will inspire you to take action to build a stronger, more resilient farm!
This workshop will empower direct to consumer farmers to move forward on legal issues of greatest importance to their operation.
Two day Agenda:
LLCs, Partnerships, and Corporations
Insurance: Crops/Livestock, General Liability (Property/Casualty)
Interns and Volunteers
See Full Agenda here
Cost: $15 per day or $25 for both days
Location: Michael Fields Agricultural Institute
W2493 County Rd ES
East Troy, WI 53120
REGISTER HERE Registration deadline is December 28, 2017
Lodging: A block of rooms for Friday, January 5th, has been reserved at the Quality Inn East Troy, until December 16, 2017. Reserve your room by phone 262-642-2100, use group code: MFAI Farm Law. On-site lodging is also available, call Perry Brown for more information, 262-642-3303, ext. 119.
Financial assistance available to qualified Farm Operators. Call Perry Brown 262-642-3303 ext. 119
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