Regulating the Farm: Improving Agriculture's Viability in the Capitol Region

While many state and local agricultural policy efforts focus on the permanent preservation of working lands, farming operations and farmers need more than protected land to operate in a sustainable manner in the Capitol Region. Farms are businesses that contribute significantly to local, regional and state economic development and security, job creation, tax bases, natural resource protection and quality of life. However, farms are also businesses that face challenges that are unique in the regional economy.

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Author: 
Capitol Region Council of Governments
Publisher: 
Hartford, CT: Capitol Region Council of Governments
Page Numbers: 
21
Publication Date: 
July 1, 2007
Literature Category: 
Reports and Studies