Training

Module 1: Using Alternative Enterprises to Bolster Farm Incomes

Listen to Adam Tullos, Wildlife Enterprise Associate with the Natural Resource Enterprise Program, discussing how to develop outdoor recreation businesses. Come explore the various types of recreation occurring on private lands today as we cover recreation and enterprise values and landowner considerations for beginning a recreational business on their property.

 

Module 1 Video

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Using alternative enterprises to bolster farm income

Video outline

  • NRE programs and accomplishments
  • What are natural resource enterprises?
  • Types of outdoor recreation and enterprises
  • Recreation and enterprise value
  • Landowner considerations

Handouts to Accompany Module 1 Video

Module 2: Using Alternative Enterprises to Bolster Farm Incomes

Listen to Adam Tullos, NRE program associate, discuss how to evaluate natural resource assets on private lands. In this session we analyze the natural resource enterprises best suited for your property and how do develop a business plan for a recreational business.

 

Module 2 Video

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Using alternative enterprises to bolster farm income

Video outline

  • Evaluation of natural resource assets
  • Analyze the NRE's best suited to your property
  • Landowner considerations
  • Business plan development

Handouts to Accompany Module 2 Video

Module 3: Landowners' Legal Liability Concerns

Listen to Rusty Rumley, Staff attorney with the National Ag Law Center. Rusty discusses important topics related to legal liability concerns for private landowners.

 

Module 3 Video

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Landowners' Legal Liability Concerns

Handouts to Accompany Module 3 Video

Module 4: Limiting Liability with Business Organizations

Listen to Rusty Rumley, Staff attorney with the National Ag Law Center. Rusty discusses how to reduce liability using business entities.

 

Module 4 Video

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Limiting Liability with Business Organizations

Handouts to Accompany Module 4 Video

Module 5: Building on the Business Concept and Incorporating the Wildlife Lease as Your Profit Tool

Join Adam Tullos as he describes how to build on the business concept of recreation on private lands. Also, in this video we cover how to incorporate the wildlife lease into your enterprise as a profit tool.

 

Module 5 Video

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Building on the Business Concept and Incorporating the Wildlife Lease as Your Profit Tool

Video outline

  • Recreational business concepts
  • Resource planning
  • Hunting lease considerations

Handouts to Accompany Module 5 Video

Module 6: Drafting the Alternative Enterprise Plan for Your Property: Committing to the Budding Business

Taking the next step in beginning an outdoor enterprise on your property. Adam Tullos covers drafting the alternative enterprise plan for your property and answers questions about the real-world application of getting a recreational business going.

 

Module 6 Video

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Drafting the Alternative Enterprise Plan for Your Property: Committing to the Budding Business

Video outline

  • Delineating resource value
  • Creating an enterprise activity plan
  • Understanding quality vs. quantity
  • Calculating total revenue
  • Costs of operation
  • Total income
  • Taking the last step

Handouts to Accompany Module 6 Video