Agricultural Economic Report No. (AER-815) 74 pp
Farmland Protection: The Role of Public Preferences for Rural Amenities
Investigates the relative importance of preserving different amenities conserved by farmland protection programs. Examines farmland protection program enabling legislation in the 48 contiguous States, and implementation of these programs in five Northeastern States.
Keywords: rural amenities, preferences, farmland preservation, enabling legislation, purchase of development rights, PDR, farmland protection, rural land protection, conservation easements
In this publication...
- Entire Report
- Executive Summary
- Farmland Protection Programs and Rural Amenities
- Analysis of Farmland Protection Programs
- Conclusions: The Role of Farmland Protection in the Supply of Rural Amenities
- Appendix 1
- Appendix 2
- Appendix 3
- Appendix 4
- Appendix 5