agricultural lien

Definition

A loan advanced to a farmer to secure money or supplies for raising a crop. The lien attaches only to the crop, not to the land on which the crop is raised.

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You should make sure that you are always paying off everything on time so you do not face an agricultural lien.

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The agricultural lien was a necessary decision to take on because it allowed us to nurture our crops optimally for a profit.

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This years' crop of tomatoes was brought to Ed's farm by an agricultural lien he took out at the bank, which he would pay off later that fall upon their harvest.

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