A collection of agribusiness tools and resources from the Center of Agribusiness and Economic Development to help evaluate business opportunities. Files are available in PDF or Excel format.


A How-To Guide for a Successful Agritourism Enterprise

Prepared for the University of Georgia's Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development and North Carolina State Cooperative Extension's Business Side of Agritourism Program Series. The primary investigators on this project were Kent Wolfe, Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development and Gary Bullen, North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension.

Complete Manuals

Individual Chapters

  1. Considering an Agritourism Enterprise
  2. Community Service
  3. Customer Service
  4. Risk Assessment
  5. Marketing your Agritourism Enterprise
  6. Promoting your Agritourism Business
  7. Qualifying and Quantifying Personal Agritourism Potential
  8. Regulations that Affect Agritourism
  9. Risk Management


Budget spreadsheets from CAED:


Information for existing agribusinesses and for assistance in evaluating business opportunities:

Small & Home-based Business - Packaging for Safe Shipping
Kent Wolfe and Sharon Kane
September 2013 - AT-13-01

Advanced Food Product Market Potential Calculator
Kent Wolfe
September 2013