Agritourism: New revenue opportunities

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Agritourism is another way to help family farms add value and sustain their farming operations, according to Jane Eckert, who conducted a “Growing Green — Making More Money from Your Farm Business” seminar at a recent conference sponsored by the Mississippi Agritourism Association. The event, held at Michael and Cathy Mays’ Lazy Acres Plantation at Chunky, Miss., attracted farmers from several states.