Selling farm products directly to the consumer is growing faster than ever. From the positive trends of local foods to the consumer demands for family friendly farm activities, now is the time to get involved for the future of your farm and your family living and working on the farm. Selling direct to consumer is retail. Farmers need to adopt the concepts of retail marketing on their farming operations to make sales and grow their farm businesses. Although this presentation doesn’t cover all of these concepts, it introduces farmers to the top opportunities for profitability. Opportunities include locally focused meats, new and exciting vegetable varieties, agritourism and more. For other details on retail marketing concepts, please view previous posts on this blog.

HANDOUT – Top 10 Opportunities in Retail Agriculture:

Top Ten Opportunities in Retail Agriculture