Agritourism Workshop in Hammond

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Hammond Agritourism Workshop Agenda

Hammond Research Station

21549 Old Covington Hwy., Hammond, LA

Thursday, October 30, 2014

8:00 a.m. Registration and coffee

8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
Dr. Regina Bracy, regional director
                Sandra Benjamin, county agent, Tangipahoa Parish

8:45 a.m. Agritourism-A Growing Industry
Dora Ann Hatch, LSU AgCenter agritourism coordinator

9:00 a.m. If You Build It Will They Come?
Jeff, Kuehny, resident director, LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden 

9:30 a.m. Louisiana Agritourism Limited Liability Law
Dr. Carrie Castille, Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry

               Steps to Becoming a Certified Agritourism Operator
Dora Ann Hatch, LSU AgCenter agritourism coordinator

10:00 a.m. Break 
Sponsored by Tangipahoa Master Gardeners

10:20 a.m. Marketing Your Agritourism Business

                  Using Social Media to Grow Your Business
Tanya Ruffin, LSU AgCenter information technology coordinator

                 Tapping into MarketMaker
Todd Cooper, extension associate, LSU AgCenter Department of Agricultural Economics
                 and Agribusiness

11:15 a.m. Agritourism Success Story
                   Mrs. Heather Hughes, Mrs. Heather’s Strawberry and Pumpkin Patch

11:45 a.m. Lunch

12:30 p.m. Field Trip

1:00 p.m. Mrs. Heather’s Pumpkin Patch
31458 Hwy. 43, Albany, LA 70711 (21 min. from station)

3:00 p.m. Wrap-up

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