UMES “Exploring New Farm Income Opportunities” BUS TOUR

Although farmers face many challenges today, there still remain alternative ways and strategies to increase farm profits. The purpose of this educational tour is to provide farmers an opportunity to learn from successful agriculture entrepreneurs and experts from the Eastern Shore of MD all the way to Gettysburg, PA. The stops chosen for the tour will offer diverse and practical examples of what farmers can do to improve their bottom line. Major focuses include: direct marketing, value-added, agri-tourism, specialty “niche” crops, sustainable farming practices, forestry, natural resource conservation and much more!

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UMES Small Farm Bus Tour