On Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. (Central) a free, producer-oriented webinar will be offered that focuses on landowner liability issues associated with the recreational use of land. The webinar is part of a multi-workshop series of online workshops conducted under the Southern Risk Management Education Center project titled “Using Alternative Enterprises and Recreational Development to Bolster Farm Incomes.” The workshops are conducted under the leadership of the Natural Resource Enterprises Program at Mississippi State University in partnership with the National Agricultural Law Center at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

In addition, other partners are Auburn University, Clemson University, and the the University of Tennessee.

The March 1 workshop will overview the basics of premises liability issues as well as address the application of recreational use statutes and the agritourism liability laws. The next webinar, which will address business organization issues, will be held on March 8 at 11:30 a.m.

The broadcast will begin at 11:30 a.m. (Central). To join the webinar, simply click on the following link and follow the user-friendly instructions, http://msues.adobeconnect.com/wildlife.

It is recommended that participants sign on 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the webinar.