AgriMissouri and Missouri Farm Bureau are partnering to sponsor the 4th Annual Missouri Agritourism Conference July 24-26, at the Hilton Doubletree Hotel in Chesterfield, Mo.

Agenda

Sunday

  • Registration
  • Reception
  • What Flew, What Flopped in Your Agritourism Operations Last Year – Sharing your personal experiences

Monday - Bus tour

  • Quail Creek Game Farm, Union
  • Babb Blueberry Farm, Beaufort
  • St Jordon Creek Winery, Beaufort
  • Farm to You, Washington
  • Todd Geisert Farms, Washington
  • Golden Valley Pumpkin Patch, Washington
  • Thierbach Orchard and Berry Farm
  • Haue Valley Wedding and Event Center
  • Farm to Table Dinner @ Haue Valley Wedding and Event Center
    • Prepared by Chef Jordan Knight, The Blue Duck Restaurant, Washington, Mo.

Tuesday - Classroom/workshop topics

  • Creating, Communicating and Implementing Your Farm’s Emergency Plan
    • Rob Leeds, Agricultural/Natural Resources Extension Agent, Ohio State University
  • Family Transition Time on the Farm… How Should You Be Planning For It
    • Connie Haden, Haden and Haden
  • Updating Your Brand Through Each of the Five Senses
    • Rob Leeds, Agricultural/Natural Resources Extension Agent, Ohio State University
  • Be a Tourist in Your Own County
    • Kay Schwinke, Osage Co. Agritourism Council
  • The Nuts and Bolts of New Farm/Agritourism Buildings
    • Steve Frey, Weston Red Barn Farm
  • Agritourism –What can Farm Bureau Insurance offer?
    • Casey Murphy, Farm Bureau Town and Country Insurance
  • Missouri Grown Program
    • Christi Miller, AgriMissouri Manager, Missouri Department of Agriculture
  • Social Media Platforms - Tips, Tricks and Best Practices
    • True Media Services
  • Rapid Fire Q&A Session and Discussion
    • MFB Agritourism Advisory Committee

Registration Information

Early Bird Conference Registration Discount!

$125 per person by July 10
After July 10 - $150

Visa or MasterCard accepted.
Registration is not complete until payment is received.

For additional information call 573-893-1416 or email.

Hotel Reservation Information

Hotel rooms will be available at a discounted rate of $119.00 per night until July 10. Reservations after July 10 are subject to availability and rate changes. For online reservations please CLICK HERE.

You can also call the hotel directly at 636-532-5000, mention the Missouri Agritourism Conference to get the discounted conference rate.

Additional information about the conference is available here: https://www.mofb.org/MarketingCommodities/Agritourism.aspx.