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Pasture, Animal Leases Need To Be In Writing

  Agreements for grazing, bull leasing or rentals need more than a handshake.   

Protect both parties in a lease by getting agreements in writing, advises Tiffany Dowell, assistant professor and agricultural law specialist.

Whether it’s a contract for grazing or use of breeding bulls, the best policy is to have an agreement that both parties agree and sign to before either party moves forward.

Dowell explores lawyer fees, hunting rights, late fees, penalties and liability considerations that should all be included in a written agreement. 

Learn more about how to write an effective agreement here.


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