This resource directory provides reference information designed for farm
& ranch families who are interested in starting a guide service, bed
and breakfast, working ranch or similar business.
The section topics include input from current recreation business owners who shared their experiences and knowledge on what works and what doesn't. Short review on travel trends. What do people want on their Western vacations? How can you increase the range of activities you make available to appeal to the new tourist. Learn how to determine your break-even price.
Experts from Tax, Health, Legal and Insurance Considerations provided information
on liability exposure, risks, health regulations, licensing/regulations, sales
and other tax requirements, identification of risk and insurance coverage.
There is also a section on business planning, grants, loans and others along
with a list of state resources.
1. Getting the Most Out of What You Have:
Panelist Profiles - In this section you will find bios on the panelist that provided helpful and educational information that relates to their experiences of starting and operating their home based businesses.
Section 2. Marketing Strategies
3. North Dakota Marketing
Section 4. Feasibility - Break Even & Cash Flow
Section 5. Start a Business
Section 6. Insurance Needs
Section 7. Legal Considerations
Section 8. Home Business Ideas
Section 9. Grants, Loans & Others
Section 10. North Dakota Department of Health & Human Services
Section 11. Building Codes, Fire Codes, Permits & Inspections
Section 12. Resources
North Dakota State University (NDSU) - Fargo is a land-grant university. It has a special obligation to assist North Dakota's communities by providing Extension and Outreach services to carry out research and education.
http://www.ag.ndsu.nodak.edu - NDSU Extension Service
- NDSU Extension Center for Community Vitality
**This Resource Directory can be purchased for $25.
Available on-line @ www.ag.ndsu.edu/ccv/ced/resources/farmranch/introduction.htm
To order: Please make check payable to: NDSU Extension Service and mail to the address below:
NDSU Extension Center for Community Vitality
2718 Gateway Ave, Suite 104, Bismarck, ND 58503
Phone: (701) 328-9718; Fax: (701) 328-9721
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[Section 8] [Section 9] [Section 10] [Section 11] [Section 12] [Additional Information]
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