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From a speech given in Alaska.
 From a speech given at the Union League of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture.
From a speech given at the Soil and Water Conservation Symposium in Omaha, Nebraska.
From testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture.
The USDA Census of Agriculture provides a wealth of data on what, where and how much land is farmed across the country. This invaluable information can help inform and guide agriculture planning and...
The FPPA is intended to minimize the impact Federal programs have on the unnecessary and irreversible conversion of farmland to nonagricultural uses. It assures that—to the extent possible—Federal...
Soil and Water Resources Conservation Act of 1977
The Standard State Zoning Enabling Act was developed by the Department of Commerce and published in 1924.  A revised version was published in 1926.  The Act served as model zoning legislation for...
This publication is for citizens interested in zoning to protect farming. It ex- plains reasons people give for protecting farms and farmland, describes how farms are converted to non-agricultural...
The Soil Conservation Service (SCS) was created in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) by an act of Congress on April 27, 1935. However, an earlier date, September 19, 1933 should not pass...
The report looks at the present state of United States agriculture industry and the challenges many new farmers face. The report also highlights 10 FarmStart participants and the new approaches many...
This white paper sheds light on how Best Managment Pratices (BMPs) are adopted and implemented by producers. The paper is designed to help Water Quality Trading (WQT) program managers focus on BMPs...
In cities across the country, local businesses and economic development agencies are starting to work more closely with food and nutrition organizations to build a stronger network of healthy food...
On November 6, 2001, nearly 1.3 million voters in 14 states approved state and local ballot measures that generated $905 million in funding for new land protection. But in Ohio, open space measures...

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