Tagged agritainment

Barnes Farm cabbage field in Hastings, FL
Citrus
April 18, 2017
Florida Growers Seeking Inspiration Need Not Look Far
The firsthand experience of speaking with farmers and actually seeing all the hard work, knowledge, ingenuity, and people behind where our food comes from is invaluable. Read More
Specialty vegetable farm market display
Citrus
April 14, 2017
How Florida Growers Are Agritaining and Gaining
Come one, come all — big and small — there are multiple ways to benefit from Agritourism. Read More
The Hill family of Southern Hill Farms in Florida
Berries
April 13, 2017
Florida Farming Family Staying on Top of the Blueberry Game
The Hill family of Southern Hill Farms continues to up their efforts to diversify business and stay out ahead of a competitive market. Read More
Mike Greenwell of 31 Produce
Farm Marketing
June 15, 2016
Former MLB Slugger Finds Field Of Dreams In Farming
Retired Boston Red Sox player Mike Greenwell turns his gardening hobby into a full-time farming passion. Read More
John Lawson of Hyrdro Harvest Farms in Ruskin, FL
Berries
February 12, 2016
Central Florida Farm Goes Vertical To Capture ‘Buy Local’ Market
Hydro Harvest Farms in Ruskin has built a loyal following by serving and engaging the community. Read More
Farm Marketing
August 26, 2015
Do You Have #FarmFans? If Not, You Should
Your guests are already live tweeting their experiences of visiting your farm. Why not turn this into a social experience to promote your business? Read More
man trying to prevent from being boxed in by boxes
Citrus
August 11, 2015
Economic Progress A Threat To Box In Agriculture [Opinion]
For growers, buffer zones, noise ordinances, nutrient runoff concerns, and sinkhole threats all are factors heightened with nearby neighbors. Instead of trying to beat them, why not join them? Read More
Farm Management
July 30, 2015
Four Great Pricing Tips From U-Pick Experts
Although each of the growers I talked to has his or her own take on a pricing structure, they all Read More
Farm Management
July 30, 2015
How To Find Your Perfect U-Pick Pricing Structure
If there’s one mission impossible for pick-your-own operations, it might just be how to set a pricing structure. Odds are you’ve Read More
Agritainment
Citrus
July 6, 2015
Agritourism Gaining Lots Of Ground In Sunshine State
Researchers report more farming operations are growing revenue by hosting festivals, tours, wine tastings, and more. Read More
Fruits
June 30, 2015
Highlights From The Ohio Produce Growers And Marketers Summer Tour [Slideshow]
American Vegetable Grower magazine made its way to the Ohio Produce Growers and Marketers Association (OPGMA) Summer Tour & Field Read More
Fruits
March 25, 2015
How To Get Started With Partnerships And Sponsorships
Mark Saunders of Saunders Farm says your business is never too small or too big to get more value for what you do on your farm. Read More
Fruits
March 25, 2015
Value Through Partnerships And Sponsorships [Opinion]
Mark Saunders of Saunders Farms says admission is one way to get value for what you do, but sponsorships and partnerships are the next level. Read More
Fruits
February 28, 2015
Don’t Be Afraid To Charge More For Value Of Agritainment [Opinion]
A higher admission price helps to sets a level of expectation and helps offset the costs of running a successful farm marketing operation. Read More
Farm Marketing
February 25, 2015
From The Road: North American Farmers’ Direct Marketing Association 2015 Convention
Bus tours, workshops, and breakout sessions aimed to get farm marketers ready for the next season with creative and innovative ideas. Read More
Agritainment
Citrus
February 1, 2015
4 Angles To Cover If Considering An Agritainment Alternative
Along with the pros of adding another extension to your business also come risks. Read More
Fruits
January 29, 2015
Use The Off-Season To Focus On Farm Safety
Prevention, planning, and preparedness are essential for all agritainment operations. Read More
legal justice, courts
Farm Management
September 8, 2014
Stay One Step Ahead Of Legal Challenges
Don’t get caught up in easily prevented legal troubles from a lack of planning. Read More
Marketing
April 7, 2014
Agritainment Is No New Concept [Opinion]
Richard VanVranken posits that agri-tainment and agri-tourism are not as new as we think, and that the trend was even seen as early as the late 1800s. Read More
Farm Management
February 11, 2014
On-The-Road Learning At NAFDMA
Convention-goers explore the agritainment possibilities in the Kansas City area during the North American Farmers' Direct Marketing Association's annual meeting. Read More
The Latest
Citrus
September 21, 2017
Hurricane Relief Fund Launched for Flori…
Money raised will benefit Redlands Christian Migrant Association’s efforts to aid families in need. Read More
GenNext Growers
September 21, 2017
Advice for Taking Over the Family Farm
If you are considering joining and running your family business, here are some tips to ensure success. Read More
Berries
September 21, 2017
Ways Florida Blueberry Growers Can Eleva…
Promotional efforts seek to harness power that drives the Sunshine State's ‘little blue dynamos.’ Read More
Florida Ag Expo
September 21, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About the 20…
More education choices, flexible field tours, and networking opportunities to provide an enhanced attendee experience. Read More
Insect Control
September 20, 2017
Whitefly Troubles Go From Bad to Worse i…
Growers should have a plan for managing the pest from beginning to end of season. Read More
Grower Achievement Award
September 20, 2017
Ask Yourself: What Can I Do to Make Thin…
Alan Jones, this year's recipient of American Vegetable Grower magazine's Grower Achievement Award, invites all growers to do what he does: Look in the mirror and ask," What can I do to make a positive impact on our industry?" Read More
Berries
September 20, 2017
Getting to the Bottom of Bacterial Wilt …
Prolific plant pathogen now presenting a new challenge for Florida producers and researchers. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Precision in Specialty Crops Gains Momen…
Here are some of the key drivers that may transform your farm in the years ahead. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
EPA Mulls Restricting Dicamba Use
Proposal is a part of agency’s focus on reducing herbicide injury in vulnerable crops. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
Washington State University Creates BMSB…
As populations grow in the state, university offers growers pest management advice. Read More
Berries
September 19, 2017
UC Davis Strawberry Lawuit Settled
Former university breeders to return any crosses that used unpatented varieties and agree the school owns rights to them. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Hopes High for Hops Fresh From Florida
When it comes to alternative crop solutions, something good is brewing in the Sunshine State. Do you have what it takes to tap in? Read More
Apples & Pears
September 16, 2017
Researcher Finds Bacteria Can Stop Blue …
The natural bacterium found in soil can survive in cold storage; this promising biocontrol offers an alternative to chemical treatments. Read More
Disease Control
September 15, 2017
Scientist Uncovers Chilling Side of Dead…
Lab tests indicate laurel wilt pathogen grows faster in the fall and winter. Read More
Citrus
September 15, 2017
Help Extended to Hurricane-Weary Farmers…
USDA chief grants extra time and special procedures to document and file claims. Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
New Guidance on FSMA Ag Water Compliance…
FDA issued a rule to extend compliance dates for agricultural water and announced a start date for farm inspections. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
September 13, 2017
Get Better Results From Your Biopesticid…
Softer crop protection programs are becoming a must in specialty crop production. Growers who aren’t learning more about their options Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
Florida Farmers Digging out From Impacts…
Damage reports starting to flood in from the field following monster storm, and it's not pretty. Read More