• Write it down or print it out in hard copy;
  • Make it quickly and easily accessible;
  • Have multiple hard copies of the plan located in various locations around the farm; and
  • Ensure that other family members and employees know where to find the plan and how to use it .

Start Preparing: Collection of Information

When dealing with emergencies, there are several components that remain the same regardless of the event. This section will cover things to consider for all event types, with a template for emergency contact information and general emergency response. The template should be revised to reflect your farm operation and premises.