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Farmland Access and Tenure Innovations: Policy and Program Suggestions to Promote Land Access for New England’s Beginning Farmers

Beginning farmers in New England face particularly daunting obstacles to accessing land in a region where cropland and pasture make up less than 5 percent of the land base and the price of farmland in some areas can exceed ten times the national average. It is essential to develop new strategies to make farms and farmland more accessible, affordable and secure for beginning farmers for the region to sustain and grow its farm sector

Downloadable Documents
Author
Bob Wagner, Kathy Ruhf
Publisher
Keene, NH: Land for Good
Page Numbers
18
Publication Date
May 01, 2013
Publication Type
Reports and Guides
State
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont
Keywords
Farm Transfer, Farmland Access, Farmland Affordability, Federal Farmland Protection Policies & Programs, Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easements

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