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Farm Business Management Update, October - November 2007


Agritourism is of growing importance in Virginia and offers great benefits to local communities and visitors. In addition to their ongoing operations, many agritourism businesses periodically hold special events. Adequate planning for these events helps ensure their success. This factsheet provides a checklist for agritourism firms to use to ensure that key aspects of preparation for the event are addressed. The publication is intended to help an existing operation host a special event. This publication authored by Denise Mainville, Extension Agricultural Economist, and Karen Mundy, Public Relations Specialist, in the Agricultural and Applied Economics Department titled “Preparing for an Agritourism Event: A Checklist.” can be found by going to:

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