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 …

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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.