FIC Fact Sheets and Technical Memos

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The images in these powerpoint slides use information from the Farmland Information Center's (FIC) most recent survey of State Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement programs (PACE). They...
Purchase of agricultural conservation easement (PACE) programs compensate property owners for restricting the future use of their land. PACE is known as Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) in many...
Purchase of agricultural conservation easement (PACE) programs compensate property owners for restrictions on the future use of their land. One of the biggest challenges in administering PACE...
Right-to-farm laws are designed to accomplish one or both of the following objectives: (1) to strengthen the legal position of farmers when neighbors sue them for private nuisance; and (2) to protect...
The 2010 National Resources Inventory (NRI) tracks natural resource conditions and trends on non-federal lands including soil erosion on cropland. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service...
When contemplating the sale of an agricultural easement, there are four main issues and questions to consider: 1. Land planning – How does the easement-restricted land relate to the agricultural...
The National Resources Inventory (NRI) is conducted by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in cooperation with Iowa State University’s Center for Survey Statistics and Methodology....
Transfer of development rights (TDR) programs enable the transfer of development potential from one parcel of land to another. TDR programs are typically established by local zoning ordinances. In...
This fact sheet provides basic information about the importance of American agriculture to the economy, environment, and rural communities.

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