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Conference Name Farmers Renewing the Countryside through Diversification

Jan Joannides


Renewing the Countryside has collected 150 stories of Risk Managment through diversification on farms throughout the United States. This session will:
- highlight ways innovative farmers are diversifying their enterprises ranging from agritourism to value-added products to innovative marketing initiatives;
- explore online tools that Renewing the Countryside has developed to help farmers link to resources and information to help them diversify their enterprises;
- provide information for helping farmers use the media to build their businesses;
- provide strategies that agricultural professionals can use to help build awareness and support for local agricultural efforts.

Renewing the Countryside is a Minnesota-based non-profit organization that works to support rural renewal throughout the US.