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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 September 2011
This quarterly newsletter edition offers information on the upcoming paddling and canoeing workshop, farm trips and fall farmers markets. It also includes ideas on how to grow your farm into an agritourism venture and how to use quick response codes to market your venture.
Workshop Brochure
Bayou Bartholomew Outdoor Business Workshop for Landowners
This one-day tri-state workshop is designed to show landowners how to earn additional income from their farm or ag land, recreational property or timberland. Experts will talk about revenue potential, conservation ecosystem enhancements, liability issues, agritourism, Farm Bill opportunities and carbon payments. See brochure for registration information.
Agritourism Safety Fact Sheet
Agritourism Safety Fact Sheet for Agritourism Operators
This fact sheet contains safety materials from the LSU AgCenter and the National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Heath. Marshfield Clinic in Marshfield, Wisconsin, collaborated with the center to produce some of the health and safety guidelines suggested.
The Louisiana Agritourism Connection September 2015
A quarterly e-newsletter providing information on how to start, grow or sustain your agritourism venture. This quarter’s edition discusses agritourism safety and provides resources to assist in completing a plan of operation.
The Louisiana Agritourism Connection September 2012
A quarterly e-newsletter providing information on how to start, grow or sustain your agritourism venture. Topics covered in this newsletter include: highlights from the Southeast Agritourism Region Committee meeting, farm safety resources, insurance tips, announcement of two workshops on equine and paddling, and a snapshot of The Rock Ranch in The Rock, Georgia.
The Louisiana Agritourism Connection September 2014
A quarterly e-newsletter providing information on how to start, grow or sustain your agritourism venture. Topics covered in this newsletter include the agritourism limited liability law and workshops around the state.
Agritourism Fact Sheet. 12 Things to Consider When Starting an Agritourism Business.
Twelve Things to Consider When Starting an Agritourism Business
This fact sheet provides a step-by-step approach to starting your agritourism business.
PDF version of the Outdoor Business Workshop for Landowners brochure.
Outdoor Business Workshop for Landowners in Delhi, October 2, 2013
This one-day workshop will provide landowners with information on supplemental income opportunities using natural resources on their land.
The Louisiana Agritourism Connection September 2013
A quarterly e-newsletter providing information on how to start, grow or sustain your agritourism venture. Topics covered in this edition include marketing agritourism online, farm-to-table events, arts and eats in Michigan, Fermata founder insights into tourism and workshops scheduled for October.
Agritourism Limited Liability Law Fact Sheet
The fact sheet was written by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. It contains the agritourism limited liability law and an explaination of that law.
Resource Guide for Agritourism Entrepreneurs
Resource Guide for Agritourism Entrepreneurs
This guide contains Web addresses and reading materials helpful to agritourism entrepreneurs.
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Paddling and Canoeing Workshop for Agritourism Enterprise Development
Workshop will focus on agritourism enterprise development of wildlife and water systems on farmlands. Guest speakers will talk about revenue potential, outdoor recreational opportunities on farmlands, how to start an outfitters business and legal concerns. Speakers will discuss hunting, fishing and crawfish. Nationally known river guide John Ruskey will speak and offer a canoe trip on the first day of the workshop.
Self-Paced Learning
Self-Paced Learning of Market Maker
Louisiana Market Maker is an exciting Web-based marketing tool providing links between agricultural producers and potential buyers of food products. In addition to a searchable database of markets and growers, Louisiana MarketMaker also contains a wealth of demographic and business data to help agricultural producers identify potential markets for their products. This is a step by step presentation on how to get your business on the Louisiana Market Maker site.
The Louisiana Agritourism Connection July 2010
A quarterly e-newsletter providing information to start, grow or sustain your agritourism venture. Topics covered include: pumpkin planting, pumpkin sales, fall moneymaking activities and information on USDA certification for agritourism ventures involving animals.
Agritourism Workshop Brochure
Agritourism Workshop in Hammond
This one-day workshop will provide landowners, agritourism operators and tourism officials with information on how to start, grow and market a tourism venture on agricultural lands. Experts in the field will share their success stories. See brochure for registration information.
Agritourism Liability Law
Agritourism Limited Liability Law Fact Sheet
This fact sheet authored by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry provides an explanation of the 2008 limitation of liability law on agritourism operations (La R.S. 9:2795.5) in Louisiana.
Agritourism Rules
Agritourism Rules
Agritourism Rules published by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Office of the Commissioner
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