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Resources (Publications/Web Sites)

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Understanding the Farmers' Comprehensive Personal Liability Policy is a guide on personal liability policy put out by the National Center for Agricultural Law Research and Information. Cost: $15 plus $3 shipping. Contact: National Center for Agricultural Law Research and Information, 147 Waterman Hall, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701; (501) 575-7646.

The Direct Farm Marketing and Tourism Handbook from the University of Arizona is available on the web at http://ag.arizona.edu/AREC/dmkt/tabcontents.html, and also may be available in print in limited quantities. Check the web site or call about available hardbound copies. Cost: Web site is free; hardbound version is $25 including shipping. Contact: Shoshana Mayden, University of Arizona Agricultural and Resource Economics, P.O. Box 210023, Tucson, AZ 85721-0023; (520) 621-6264.

Cultivating Farm, Neighbor, and Community Relations is designed to help farmers and their nonfarm neighbors maintain good relationships in areas where conflicts over land-use issues may arise. Cost: $5 plus $3 shipping and handling. Contact: Cornell Instructional Materials Service, Department of Education, 420 Kennedy Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853; (607) 255-1837.

The Local Visitor Impact Model from the California Division of Tourism provides steps and sample survey forms for a do-it-yourself visitor profile and impact study. Cost: Free. Other publications available from the California Division of Tourism include the California Welcome Center Survey Report, which provides the results of a survey of visitors to California Welcome Centers. Cost: Free. Contact: Research, California Division of Tourism, 801 K Street, Suite 1600, Sacramento, CA 95814; (916) 322-2881.

U-Pick Blueberries: An Alternative Enterprise Guidebook is a short guide for those interested in setting up a u-pick enterprise. Cost: $7.50 (shipping included). Contact: Yellow Wood Associates, Inc., 95 South Main St., St. Albans, VT, 05478; phone: (802) 524-6141.

Web Sites

Australian Office of National Tourism's Bookshop

California Division of Tourism

California Trade and Commerce Agency: Business 101

Links to National Tourism Extension Faculty

University of Arizona Agricultural and Resource Economics Direct
Farm Marketing and Tourism Handbook


Oregon State University Western Rural Development Center Publications

Michigan State University National Database of Extension Tourism Materials

National Extension Tourism Conference

Unique Niches: Agritourism in Britain and New England (a publication)

Tourism Policy Council