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Agritourism: Expanding Colorado's tourism offerings

February 17, 2009

Spotlight on CSU highlights the latest Colorado State University innovations and programs in a social atmosphere where professional relationships and partnerships are developed.


Spotlight on CSU Luncheon
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009
Hilton Hotel in Fort Collins
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

$25/luncheon for Alumni Association dues paying members
$30/luncheon for non dues paying members

Register by Friday, Feb. 20.

Purchase tickets online or call (970) 491-6533.

The Value of Ranching to Tourism in Steamboat Springs
Presented by C.J. Mucklow ('83, '85), director of Routt County Extension. 

Ranching contributes far more to the local economy than just cattle and hay. The view is a significant factor on why people vacation in Steamboat Springs. Learn how ranchers capture the "value of the view."

What Does Agritourism Mean in Colorado?
Presented by Dawn Thilmany McFadden, professor, College of Agricultural Sciences.

From fruit picking to horse riding, agritourism depends on visitors to local farms and ranches. Learn how communities can target these visitors more effectively.

Agri-tainment: Building an Experience at Your Farm
Presented by Gary May, owner of May Farms.

In 2005, Gary and Stacie May built a 10,000-square-foot event center on their 400-acre farm for educational and recreational purposes. Learn about why, how, and the results of this foray into agricultural entertainment.


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