Managing Risks for Food Businesses

Risks and liabilities for a value-added farm business can include price swings, food safety, worker or visitor injury, and unavoidable events such as severe weather, fire, flood, or vandalism.

Upcoming Events

There are currently no events scheduled for this course.

Course Details

Agricultural entrepreneurs need to know how to proactively manage risks and incorporate this into their business plans. This workshop teaches them how to manage risks, follow the provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act to avoid food-related risks, and respond to consumer expectations so they can create profitable, sustainable businesses in a challenging marketplace. Co-sponsored by local economic and small business development agencies.