Economic Evaluation of Agricultural Diversification through Agritourism for the Intermountain West

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2013: $74,492.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2015
Region: Western
State: Utah
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Kynda Curtis
Utah State University

Annual Reports


Not commodity specific


  • Crop Production: food product quality/safety
  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, focus group, networking, workshop
  • Farm Business Management: agritourism, new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, cooperatives, marketing management, feasibility study, agricultural finance, market study, risk management, value added, whole farm planning
  • Production Systems: holistic management, organic agriculture
  • Sustainable Communities: ethnic differences/cultural and demographic change, infrastructure analysis, leadership development, local and regional food systems, new business opportunities, public participation, urban/rural integration, employment opportunities, social capital, social networks, sustainability measures
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.