Organic foods have become increasingly popular and easily accessible. In fact, many Americans are growing their own food and have even started to “farm” as a hobby. Hobby farming is primarily for pleasure or recreation, not to generate profit. Some hobby farm owners hold chickens and livestock for personal use while others own horses for riding.
Unfortunately, there are many exposures that farmers do not often think of when starting their hobby farms. A few of those key risks include:
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Source: National Society of Accountants
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