Farmers are our country’s oldest and largest producers. From raw materials to food, the work farmers do is vitally important to our country’s economy and security. Agricultural production typically only involves the services of attorneys in setting up the business entity or for other transactional work for farmers. Occasionally, however, farmers will need the help of an agriculture litigation attorney. Below are a few of the reasons.
Systemic Equipment Failure
One of the most important and most expensive parts of a farming operation is the farming equipment. Most new farm equipment comes with a warranty, usually from one to three years. Setup of the farm equipment is also included in the sale of new equipment and is equally important to farmers. When equipment is not setup correctly by the dealership, or when equipment continues to malfunction without adequate repair, farmers’ suffer severely.