agritourism

New Promotional Opportunity for Agritourism Venues

Dan Economy

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is looking for orchards, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and more to showcase on a new app. The American Farm trail app is dedicated to connecting consumers with agritourism venues. Created by the Farm Bureau Foundation and sponsored by Corteva, the app allows farmers, ranchers and farm attraction managers to sign up for free …

agritourism

Agri View: BFTP-The Development of Agritourism

Dan Agri View, Economy

As we continue the Blast From The Past Agri Views with Everett Griner, we pulled one out of the archives that still has meaning today. Everett looks into the development of agritourism. BFTP-The Development of Agritourism We have had several reports on the development of agritourism. Many farmers have started catering to tourist by offering family entertainment. Things like “pick …

NRCS Programs

Agritourism Offers Luxury in Northwest Florida

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

According to USDA’s Ag Census, 105 million visitors spent more than $85 billion in 2015 on agritourism in Florida. The number of Florida farms offering recreational experiences more than doubled from 2007 to 2012. And technical and financial assistance available from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida has helped some of these small farms achieve their goals.