Farms Under Threat: The State of the States Agricultural Land Conversion Highlight Summary

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2019: $50,000.00
Projected End Date: 09/30/2021
Grant Recipient: American Farmland Trust
Region: Southern
State: Washington, DC
Principal Investigator:
Jamie Mierau
American Farmland Trust
Description:
Farms Under Threat: The State of the States mapped agricultural land conversion and evaluated state policy responses. The spatial analysis identified the extent, diversity, and quality of each state's agricultural land -- and where this land has been converted to both urban and highly developed and low-density residential land uses. This fact sheet outlines the state of agricultural land conversion in Virginia.
Type:
Fact Sheet
File:
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers; Consumers
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Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.