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Plan of Operation
Plan of Operation
An agritourism plan of operation is a planning document that assists agritourism professionals in complying with La R.S. 9:2795.5 to reduce agritourism liability.
Agritourism Blog
Please visit the Agritourism blog for more information about agritourism in Louisiana.
BMP and Plan of Operation
Agritourism Best Management Practices and Plan of Operation
Best management practices are suggested practices that an agritourism professional can use to minimize risks in an agirtourism enterprise.These best management practices can be used in the plan of operation under “suggestions to minimize risks.”
The Louisiana Agritourism Connection June 2015
A quarterly e-newsletter providing information on how to start, grow or sustain your agritourism venture. Topics covered in this newsletter include: announcement of Annie’s Project Workshop; information on starting an agritourism business in the summer and fall months; regulations regarding animals used in agritourism operations; tips on direct marketing and festivals; bug webinars; and the agenda for the Louisiana Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association Meeting and Field Day.
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Agritourism -- a new agricultural business enterprise
Agriculture and tourism together present unique opportunities for farmers to diversify and expand their operations. This brochure describes the steps in developing an agritourism business venture. (PDF format only)
The Agritourism Connection, June 2014
A quarterly e-newsletter providing information on how to start, grow or sustain your agritourism venture. Topics covered in this newsletter include: Thornwell’s designation as the Yellow Rail Capital of the World, online registration for farmers markets, Louisiana Direct, international tourists, Annie’s Project, school field trips, pizza gardens and making the connection between classroom and farm.
The Louisiana Agritourism Connection June 2013
A quarterly e-newsletter providing information on how to start, grow or sustain your agritourism venture. Topics covered in this edition include: Garden Fest in Baton Rouge, Outdoor Business Workshop for Landowners in Zwolle, free advertising idea, Farm-to-Fork Agritourism in California, day camp ideas and things to do before fall.
Agritourism Fact Sheet Tips on Direct Marketing
Tips on Direct Marketing
This agritourism fact sheet provides tips on how to increase your direct sales through farmers markets, community supported agriculture (CSA) or roadside stands.
Introduction to 3D Printing
A basic introductory session that provides an overview of 3D Printing technology. Includes a demonstration, examples and cost points. The session provides an introduction into making a prototype for a business, selling items online, 3D printing items for resale, hobbyists, businesses, etc…
The Louisiana Agritourism Connection, April 2015
Quarterly e-newsletter providing information on how to start, grow or sustain your agritourism venture. Topics covered in this newsletter include WesMar Farms inclusion in National Geogrpahic Gulf Coast map guide, information on home food sales, beekeepers inclusion in the Agritourism Limited Liability Law, workshop dates for Annie’s Project, American with Disabilities Act compliance, home gardening tips from LSU AgCenter, horticultural tips from LSU AgCenter and links to marketing sites.
The Agritourism Connection April 2014
Quarterly e-newsletter providing information on how to start, grow or sustain your agritourism venture. Topics covered in this newsletter include: recognition of Thornwell by Louisiana House of Representatives as the Yellow Rail Capital of the World and Home of the Yellow Rails and Rice Festival; registering farmers markets online, Louisiana Direct Seafood, international tourists, Women in Agriculture Farm Tour and Annie’s Project.
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Tips on Selling Flowers at the Farmers Market
This how-to article provides tips on selling flowers at your local farmers maket.
The Agritourism Connection April 2012
A quarterly e-newsletter providing information how to start, grow or sustain your agritourism venture. Topics covered in this newsletter include: outdoor enterprise development business plan workshop announcement, how to use paddling trails for added farm income, organic gardening, choosing where to sell produce, MarketMaker, instructions on how to qualify for farmers market program in Louisiana and the 2011 Ag Summary.
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Outdoor Enterprise Business Plan Development Workshop
Landowners who have considered an outdoor recreational enterprise as a business venture, those who would like to expland an existing operation or anyone interested in generating additional income from their property should attend this one day workshop. Land management specialists, enterprise operators, attorneys and bankers will present the facts and figures and lead "hands-on" sessions to help draft an outline of a business plan.
Louisiana Agritourism Connection April 2011
In this quarterly edition we will discuss the broad definition of agritourism, farm stays, flowers, signage, and farmers markets.
The Louisiana Agritourism Connection, April 2013
A quarterly e-newsletter providing information on how to start, grow or sustain your agritourism venture. Topics covered in this edition include: selling produce at pick-your-own operations, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) operations and farmers markets. Also included is information on online marketing and financing.
The Louisiana Agritourism Connection January 2012
A quarterly e-newsletter providing information on how to start, grow or sustain your agritourism venture. Topics covered in this newsletter include: new agritourism survey, food trends for 2012, nature-based tourism, MarketMaker, local chefs linking to new markets online, new dairy blog, free classes teaching online marketing and using internet to get your business noticed.
Coastal Eco/Agritourism Workshop
This one-day workshop will provide landowners and current or prospective businesses with information on supplemental income opportunities from ecotourism/agritourism ventures. Targeted participants include coastal landowners; farmers; charter and guide fishermen and hunters; marina owners; and swamp tour operators.
The Louisiana Agritourism Connection January 2014
A quarterly e-newsletter providing information on how to start, grow or sustain your agritourism venture. Topics covered in this newsletter include announcement of a coastal eco/agritourism workshop, information on Ag Expo, a list of webinars available through eXtension, information on the Trees & Trails program and gardening resources and tips.
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Recreational Horseback Riding for Fun and Profit
The half-day workshop held in conjunction with the 2013 Ag Expo in West Monroe will provide current and prospective horse owners with information on supplemental income opportunities related to the equine industry. Equine professionals will discuss the following topics: revenue potential for equine businesses, general horse training, horse psychology, trail riding, selection and use of proper track, managing liability and use of social media to begin or enhance the growth of your business.
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