Agricultural Economics Department


Date of this Version

January 2006


Published in Cornhusker Economics, 01/25/2006. Produced by the Cooperative Extension, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska–Lincoln.


Many farm and ranch families are considering adding agri-tourism as a way to supplement income or to provide increased profits needed to bring a younger family member back into the business. Agri-tourism however, is NOT for everyone. Dealing with the public, being available “on demand” and providing a service requires a completely different skill set than traditional farming and ranching.