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Captive Insurance Can Help Agribusinesses Come Rain or Shine (or Other Events Adversely Impacting Industry Participants)

Agricultural producers face liability risks generally experienced by most businesses – workers compensation, for example, and risks that can easily be covered by standard property and casualty insurance policies. However, agricultural growers and producers are also confronted with particular risks of losses and liabilities endemic to agriculture that go to the very heart of their … Continue Reading

“Agriculture and Data: Finding What Works” Conference Draws a Big Crowd

Yesterday, Husch Blackwell attorneys focused on the firm’s precision agriculture initiative, Matt Grant and Bob Wilkinson, attended the “Agriculture and Data: Finding What Works” conference organized by the Precision Ag media group. The event took place at the airport Marriott in St. Louis, Missouri and was attended by a cross-section of providers and farmers from … Continue Reading

Food & Ag Weekly Round-Up: October 2, 2014

Bloomberg reported on plans by PepsiCo to sell new stevia-sweetened soda on Amazon. USAgNet reported on research for a peanut that won’t cause allergies. USAgNet discussed new FDA animal antibiotic regulations. Bloomberg discussed corn futures slumping to 5 year low. The Los Angeles Times discussed the prospect of tighter water restrictions in California.… Continue Reading