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Tennessee Code Title 43. Agriculture and Horticulture § 43-39-103

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(a)(1) Every agritourism professional shall post and maintain a sign that contains the warning notice specified in subsection (b).  The sign shall be placed in a clearly visible location at the entrance to the agritourism location and at the site of the agritourism activity.  The warning notice shall consist of a sign in black letters, with each letter to be a minimum of one inch (1″) in height.

(2) Every written contract entered into by an agritourism professional for the providing of professional services, instruction or the rental of equipment to a participant for purposes of engaging in or participating in an agritourism activity, whether or not the contract involves agritourism activities on or off the site of the agritourism activity, shall contain in clearly readable print the warning notice specified in subsection (b).

(b) The signs and contracts described in subsection (a) shall contain the following language or substantially similar language:


Under Tennessee law, there is no liability for an injury to or death of a participant in an agritourism activity conducted at this agritourism location or by this agritourism professional if such injury or death results from the inherent risks of the agritourism activity.

Inherent risks of agritourism activities include, among others, risks of injury inherent to land, equipment, and animals, as well as the potential for you to act in a negligent manner that may contribute to your injury or death.  You are assuming the risk of participating in this agritourism activity.

(c) Failure to comply with this section shall prevent an agritourism professional from invoking the privileges of immunity provided by this chapter.

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