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California's largest lake threatened by urban water transfer

posted on June 5, 2015 at 3:39 PM

Once-bustling marinas on shallow water in California's largest lake a few years ago are bone-dry. Carcasses of oxygen-starved tilapia lie on desolate shores. Flocks of eared grebes and shoreline birds bob up and down to feast on marine life. Full Story

Yellowstone urges tourist common sense amid bison attacks

posted on June 5, 2015 at 3:38 PM

A pamphlet drawing of a man being gored and flung into the air graphically warns tourists in Yellowstone National Park not to get too close to bison: They're wild animals and can be very dangerous. Full Story

South Dakota's Corn Palace renovations get city OK

posted on July 19, 2013 at 6:02 PM

A quirky eastern South Dakota landmark dedicated to all things corn is undergoing a multimillion-dollar renovation, including new lit domes resembling ears of corn, in an effort to draw in more maize-curious visitors. Full Story

Tourism Helps Tennessee Farms Stay in Business

posted on February 26, 2010 at 4:02 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn (AP) - In a tough year for Tennessee's state budget, the departments of tourism and agriculture have found a mutual silver lining: a boomlet in agricultural tourism. Full Story

Missouri Agritourism Becomes Big Business

posted on October 30, 2009 at 3:10 PM

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo (AP)- | Missouri's orchards and wineries are gaining popularity as residents continue to take regional trips. Full Story

Market to Market (March 27th, 2009)

posted on March 27, 2009 at 10:03 PM

Market to Market (March 27th, 2009)
Full Program: Market analyst Virgil Robinson. Government and private reports released this week offered glimmers of hope for the beleaguered U.S. economy, yet the deteriorating labor market also indicates the worst recession in more than 25 years is far from over. Full Story

Idaho Farmer Finds Success with Agri-tourism

posted on March 27, 2009 at 8:03 PM

Idaho Farmer Finds Success with Agri-tourism
Agricultural tourism or "agritourism," as it's commonly known, offers an increasingly viable alternative for improving the income and sustainability of small farms and rural communities. Full Story

Arkansas wants to give tourists a taste of the farm experience

posted on July 18, 2008 at 8:07 PM

CHUCK BARTELS, Associated Press Writer Wed Jul 16, 11:07 AM ET CABOT, Ark The Arkansas Agritourism Initiative is designed to help consumers find local vendors as well as farms that offer tours or other attractions. Full Story

Win A Vacation By Way of Agri-Tourism

posted on February 15, 2002 at 8:02 PM

Visit Florida and eat a tomato. Full Story

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