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Agritourism Safety in Virginia

Agritourism in Virginia
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February 12, 2020

Agritourism Safety in Virginia

Presented by: Livvy Preisser, Virginia Cooperative Extension Agent in Isle of Wight County

An overview of Virginia Agritourism is presented as well as the importance of the industry to the Commonwealth. Agritourism Safety is explained and discussed for producers that have agritourism operations or producers that are possibly looking to diversify and begin an agritourism operation. Topics include: insurance, signage, employee and visitor safety, and much more.

Agritourism Safety in VA 2 12 20.pdf

The Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition is a state-wide and coalition-based Extension program, housed in Virginia Tech’s Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education. Funding was sponsored by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Award #2023-49400-40885. For more information about the program, contact Katie Trozzo, Program Coordinator, at or (540) 232-2233. For other questions, contact Kim Niewolny, Program Director, at

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