Cost of Community Services: The Value of Farm and Ranch Land in Hays County, Texas

Hays County farms and ranches produce more than $10 million a year in market value of agricultural products sold, but their contribution to the community goes far beyond providing food and fiber. Because open and agricultural lands require less in county expenditures than they generate in taxes, this resource can be a fiscal asset to a county struggling to manage unprecedented growth.

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Author: 
American Farmland Trust
Publisher: 
San Marcos, TX: American Farmland Trust
Page Numbers: 
4
Publication Date: 
January 1, 2003
Literature Category: 
Reports and Studies