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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.”
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.
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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Using Social Media for Business and Personal Life
Each type of social media has a different focus, from text updates to photos and videos. What you need to do is figure out which one or how many you want to use. This presentation will give you an overview of the various types of social media out there and what each one does, such as Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, You Tube, Pinterest and Blogs.
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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.
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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.
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.
Agribusiness Council of Louisiana Leadership Forum
The Agribusiness Council of Louisiana's Leadership Forum held a meeting at the Audubon Tea Room in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 11, 2014 to discuss urban and niche agriculture as a case model.
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Outdoor Enterprises Business Plan Development and Legal Considerations 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" session to help draft an outline of a business plan.
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.
Louisiana Agritourism Connection April 2011
In this quarterly edition we will discuss the broad definition of agritourism, farm stays, flowers, signage, and farmers markets.
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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 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.
Please click here for the PDF presentation Murdering Crape Myrtles.
Murdering Crape Myrtles
The who, when, where, how...but, more importantly, why about pruning and caring for crape myrtles by Allen Owings of the LSU AgCenter.
Farmers Market Guide
This guide contains links to online resources to assist individuals in establishing and maintaining a farmers market.
Leadership Forum
Forum brings together producers, processors, distributors
(Distributed 02/14/14) NEW ORLEANS –People involved in providing agricultural products to the New Orleans area joined in a leadership forum to discuss ways to improve the current system in New Orleans on Feb. 11.
Farmers Market and Home Gardening Resource Guide
This guide lists resources for establishing and maintaining a farmers market. Links to publications on vegetable gardening, weed control, pesticide training and soil samples are also included.
Peas at a CSA near Shreveport
CSAs: Alternative Marketing for Growers
Community Supported Agriculture is an alternative marketing method for commercial vegetable growers. Growers sell a share of their anticipated harvest directly to consumers and deliver an agreed-upon portion of their crops to subscribers throughout the season.
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