FIC Fact Sheets and Technical Memos

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Farmers often say that the best way to protect farmland is to ensure that farming is profitable. Many farmland protection programs are designed to prevent development of productive land. Protecting...
Agricultural protection zoning refers to county and municipal zoning ordinances that support and protect farming by stabilizing the agricultural land base. APZ designates areas where farming is the...
Growth management laws are designed to control the timing, phasing and character of urban growth. They take a comprehensive approach to regulating the pattern and rate of development and set policies...
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...