Land of Plenty: Saving the Upper Midwest

In the Midwest, farming and open space are the region's defining characteristics. Yet, wasteful land use patterns threaten the rural character and productivity of our nation's breadbasket. Local farmland protection advocates work to promote conservation practices to preserve agricultural land for the future.

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Author: 
Denny Caneff
Publisher: 
Washington, DC: American Farmland Trust
Page Numbers: 
9-13
Publication Date: 
January 1, 2002
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