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SEPTEMBER 2018
Dairy
www.irishfarmersmonthly.com
Agri-Tourism
Conference 2018
`Cultivating the visitor
experience through
agri-tourism, artisan food
and drink while making
a strong contribution to
overall tourism growth.'
In celebration of
In association with
Monday,
15
th
October 2018
Shearwater Hotel,
Ballinasloe, Co. Galway
9.30am - 4.15pm
Several factors could push farming businesses to
diversify into agri-tourism. CAP reform, high land prices,
limited availability of land, low returns on traditional
farming in relation to capital, succession challenges with
farmers living longer and young generations wanting to
make their mark as important in uencers. We should
not underestimate the value to people of an authentic
experience outdoors with fresh air involving local food
and drink and interaction with a real, live farmer.
Agri-tourism offers farmers the possibility of diversifying
and generating additional income through on-farm
touristic activities in order to help supplementing their
low agricultural income.
At the
Agri-Tourism Conference 2018 you'll hear from
a range of exciting dynamic speakers who will present
innovative ideas and relevant information of the unique
challenges of promoting agri-tourism with limited budgets.
In addition, this event will provide incredible networking
opportunities for anyone interested in the Agri-Tourism
sector.
For more information and to book your place online
please visit
www.teagasc.ie/agritourism18
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