Farmland Access and Tenure Innovations: Policy and Program Suggestions to Promote Land Access for New England’s Beginning Farmers

Beginning farmers in New England face particularly daunting obstacles to accessing land in a region where cropland and pasture make up less than 5 percent of the land base and the price of farmland in some areas can exceed ten times the national average. It is essential to develop new strategies to make farms and farmland more accessible, affordable and secure for beginning farmers for the region to sustain and grow its farm sector

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Author: 
Bob Wagner
Kathy Ruhf
Publisher: 
Keene, NH: Land for Good
Page Numbers: 
18
Publication Date: 
May 1, 2013
Literature Category: 
Reports and Studies