2012 New Jersey Agritourism Conferences

January 24, 25, and 26
Two friends enjoying apple picking. Feeding goats. Corn Maze.

Rutgers Cooperative Extension in collaboration with New Jersey Farm Bureau will be holding educational conferences on Agritourism for farmers and those interested in agricultural marketing.

Conferences will be held at three separate locations to accommodate attendees in North, Central and Southern New Jersey. Each conference costs only $10 per person and will begin at 9 a.m. and finish at 3:30 p.m. All are welcome.

Rutgers agricultural agents and extension specialists will be presenting information on various aspects of agritourism. Dr. Samantha Rozier Rich, Tourism Extension Specialist with North Carolina State University will be presenting information on "Using Communication Technology to Expand Your Business." The morning sessions will be delivered under the theme of "The Potential for Agritourism in NJ," while the afternoon session is titled "The Realities of Agritourism."


  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences