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WSDA Future of Farming Project: Status of Existing Programs for Protecting Agricultural Land in Washington

This is the second paper in a series that presents an overview of current agricultural land protection needs and efforts in Washington.

This paper outlines current farmland protection programs and their limitations. Together the papers present a comprehensive study of the problem of vanishing farmland, the existing policies, and improvements Washington can make to its agricultural land protection strategy.

The first paper is “WSDA Future of Farming Project: Working Paper on Statistics of Farmland in Washington.”

Downloadable Documents
Don Stuart
Seattle, WA: American Farmland Trust
Page Numbers
Publication Date
October 01, 2008
Publication Type
Reports and Guides
Agricultural Protection Zoning, Conservation Tax Incentives, Direct Marketing, Federal Farmland Protection Policies & Programs, Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easements, Sales and Use Tax Relief, Smart Growth / Growth Management, Transfer of Development Rights

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