Discuss the global threat of foreign animal diseases with your financial institution and business advisors. Ask them for advice on your current business situation and financial risk mitigation measures. Explain to them what measures you have in place to protect your farming operation in terms of biosecurity and prevention controls.

Do you have enough savings to service eight months of fixed debt payments, e.g. mortgage, equipment and building loans, utility bills, land tax bills, etc.?

Are your savings liquid and easily accessible,e.g. AgriInvest account?

Would large scale burial on your property impact your lender’s environmental assessment of your property and thus impact your mortgage and operating lines of credit?