Latest Farmland preservation Stories

2014-05-29 12:23:14

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Farmland Trust and representatives of agriculture, conservation and communities throughout New York today applauded the announcement

2014-05-01 20:25:20

READING, Pa., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Farmland Trust and the Pennsylvania Farmland Preservation Association today announced Dr. Robert C.

2010-05-07 09:35:00

Two Workshops to be Held May 20 in Lebanon County HARRISBURG, Pa., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm owners who have sold their development rights to preserve the land they work in perpetuity are invited to two free workshops in Lebanon County that are focused on keeping that land profitable, said Agriculture Secretary Russell C.

2010-04-22 13:50:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marking the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today praised Pennsylvania's farmers for striving to conserve natural resources and reduce pollution flowing into the state's waterways and the Chesapeake Bay.

2009-06-11 12:20:00

Board Preserves 4,225 Acres on 47 Farms HARRISBURG, Pa., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff said prime farmland in 19 counties will continue to be viable for agriculture production thanks to today's action by the Agricultural Preservation Board to protect an additional 4,225 acres on 47 farms. In its 21-year history, Pennsylvania's nationally recognized farmland preservation program has safeguarded 418,880 acres on 3,828 farms from development....

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