American Farmland Trust, Center of the American West, and The Nature Conservancy conducted a study to model and map prime ranchlands of the rocky mountain west (Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico) and to assess the development threats to those lands over the next twenty years. This slide presentation was developed in conjuction with the report, Strategic Ranchland in the Rocky Mountain West.
Establishes the Farmers' Market Nutrition Program.
Based on the Arizona Growing Smarter Oversight Council's knowledge gained from over five years of work, the Council crafted a draft proposal of Guiding Principles and recommendations. The proposed Guiding Principles were publicly distributed and further reviewed over a several month timeframe.
This study analyzes the threats to prime ranchland in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico in order to help state and local governments and private organizations target critical conservation areas.
An excerpt from a comprehensive plan adopted by Coccino County, Arizona.
The Rocky Mountain Agricultural Landowners Guide is the product of a unique partnership between American Farmland Trust and Coleman Natural Foods through the Coleman Eco-Project 2015, a 10-year relationship that addresses the critical need to protect U.S. working farms and ranches. In this guide, you will find information outlining tools and federal and state programs to help farmers and ranchers conserve their land and maintain its long-term health for future generations.
These statutes authorize conservation easements in Arizona.
This law enables a state level purchase of agricultural conservation easement program.
42-12151. Definition of agricultural real property
42-12152. Criteria for classification of property used for agricultural purposes
42-12153. Application for classification of property used for agricultural purposes
42-12154. Approval of nonconforming property
42-12155. Notice of approval or disapproval; appeal