Agricultural Land

A new post by Vox includes 40 maps, charts, and graphs explain that where and how food works in America.
Jun 10, 2014   Vox
Howard County, Maryland's Agricultural Land Preservation Program has taken advantage of the down market to purchase more than 1,000 acres of farmland.
Sep 12, 2011   The Baltimore Sun
A couple of weeks ago, the South Dakota Supreme Court in Anderson v. Town of Badger held that a town had the power to grant a waiver of a distance requirement set by Kingsbury County for a CAFO. Click here for the decision. Wait a minute. Why wouldn't you want to live near a CAFO? What's a CAFO? It's not Community Association Facility Operations. It's not Centralized Area of Fun Outside no, it's Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, something akin to dinner time at my fraternity house in the mid-1960s Opinion
Aug 11, 2009   By Dwight Merriam
A new city being planned on 77 acres of agricultural land in Oregon has prompted some to question the hard difference between urban and rural as compartmentalized by the Portland area's urban growth boundary.
Aug 11, 2009   The Oregonian
This segment form Oregon Public Broadcasting looks at the rise of wind farms in rural Oregon.
May 5, 2009   Oregon Public Broadcasting