The rural setting and unique nature of farm businesses provides an opportunity for farmers to take advantage of the new and growing demand for agritourism. It can cover a wide range of farm and ranch activities. Designing your business to the unique attributes of your farm business is critical.

This Marketing Checklist provides you with ways of promoting your business. Managing Risk and Mitigating Liability Exposure is a unique and critical aspect of operating a business where the public is on your farm premises. A checklist of Best Management Practices helps to ensure that your business is successful. Successes and Challenges provides actual business examples. The Zoning and Health checklist helps you to identify and meet governmental regulations. Associations and Networks that you may want to participate in are listed here. Online Resources provides additional assistance with your agritourism business. One of those resources is a nature tourism financial planning tool.

For more information on this topic, see the links listed below of articles posted on related Web sites.

Links checked July 2014.