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Farm transition a concern for half of voters

Published on 04 February 2014

We asked Progressive Forage Grower readers what farm-related legal issues most concern them.

Transition and estate planning were key for almost half (44.8 percent) of the respondents.

Water rights came in as the second-biggest concern, with 27.6 percent of votes, and non-farm neighbor issues also got a considerable number of votes (19 percent).

Not many readers were concerned with farm liability issues.  FG

What legal issue concerns you most about your farm?

  • Transition and estate planning: 44.8%

  • Premises liability: 8.6%

  • Water rights: 27.6%

  • Non-farm neighbor issues: 19%