Agritourism

Description

Aspects of agritourism involving agriculturally based activities to bring visitors to a farm.

Agritourism may include a wide range of leisure activities for farm visitors: visitors can assist in the production process, pick fruit, feed animals, ride horses etc. It may include B&B services at a farm and also selling agricultural products directly on the farm.

Alternative labels

agrotourism
activities in agritourism
types of agritourism
agri-tourism
agro-tourism
typology of agritourism

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

cross-sector

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Agritourism is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Agritourism is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Horticulture worker: Horticulture workers carry out practical activities and assist in nurseries or greenhouses for the production of horticultural crops.
Crop production manager: Crop production managers plan the production, manage the enterprise and participate in the production process of crop production facilities.  
Mixed farmer: Mixed farmers are responsible for managing all aspects of livestock and crop production as a small enterprise or for self-sufficiency.
Equine yard manager: Equine yard managers are responsible for the day to day running of the yard including managing staff, care of the horses, all aspects of health and safety and dealing with clients and owners.
Fruit production team leader: Fruit production team leaders are responsible for leading and working with a team. They organise daily work schedules for the production of fruit crops and participate in the production processes.
Livestock worker: Livestock workers maintain the health and welfare of animals. They oversee the breeding/production and day-to-day care such as feeding and watering of animals.
Equine worker: Equine workers provide caring activities for horses and ponies.
Horticulture production team leader: Horticulture production team leaders are responsible for leading and working with a team. They organise daily work schedules for the production of horticulture crops and participate in the production.

Hop farmer: Hop farmers plant, cultivate and harvest hops for the production of commodities such as beer.
Groom: Grooms provide practical daily horse care to ensure the horses health, welfare and safety.
They take part in exercising horses, cleaning and maintaining the stables, buildings and territory.
Horticulture production manager: Horticultural production managers plan the production, manage the enterprise and participate in the production
Livestock advisor: Livestock advisors provide complex specialist advice to farmers and livestock breeders to ensure that their business and production is optimised.
Agronomic crop production team leader: Agronomic crop production team leaders are responsible for leading and working with a team of crop production workers. They organise the the daily work schedules for crop production and participate in the production

 


 

References

  1. Agritourism – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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