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Audience: Farmers Publication Type: Fact Sheet Formats: PDF

Views: 17
Last Modified

July 1, 2018

Description

The purpose of this fact sheet series is to help producers and processors understand the key elements needed to manage a business. This fact sheet discusses some of the basic components of risk management for farm direct marketing and ag tourism ventures as it relates to liability issues.


Views: 23
Last Modified

June 1, 2016

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The owners and occupants of ag tourism ventures may be involved in activities ranging from operating a fruit farm business to offering horseback riding holidays for guests. No matter what the activity, biosecurity precautions are part of the common sense agricultural production management...


Views: 18
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January 1, 2011

Description

Provides information to help farmers determine whether developing a corn maze or similar enterprise is appropriate for their particular situation. Includes information on how to establish and run a corn maze should you decide to go ahead.


Views: 8
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January 1, 2011

Description

Presents information for agricultural businesses that are considering operating farm tours for schools as part of their business operations.


Views: 24
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November 24, 2008

Description

Presents a list of insect and mite pests that can cause production losses for strawberry farming. Topics covered for each pest include identification, life cycle, damage that can be caused, monitoring, and cultural control.


Views: 11
Last Modified

October 12, 2007

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Foxtail barley is a tough-to-control perennial weed in zero tillage systems. Herbicides containing glyphosate can effectively control seedlings at relatively low rates with much higher rates required for control of mature plants. Cultural practices that encourage a competitive crop, such as high...


Views: 36
Last Modified

June 1, 2007

Description

Weed management in tree nurseries should consist of cultural/preventative measures and should be supplemented by the effective use of appropriate herbicides. Since weeds reduce the growth and quality of nursery plants by competing for nutrients, water and light, nursery growers must plan an...


Views: 7
Last Modified

October 1, 2005

Description

A familiarization tour is used to show an invited group of participants what a group of ag tourism operators in a particular area has to offer. It is a tool to build awareness about tourism product in an area and a chance to showcase individual site operators, attractions and destinations. This...


Views: 5
Last Modified

October 1, 2005

Description

Self-guided touring (or driving) routes allow visitors to take in a variety of ag tourism-related experiences. This fact sheet discusses things to keep in mind when considering establishing a touring route, and provides information on how to establish a tour route.


Views: 14
Last Modified

October 1, 2005

Description

Presents a list of the many types of ag-tourism opportunities a farm or ranch operation can diversify into, including various attractions, events and services.