Use the links on this page to access key topic areas around protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land. Check back often as new topics emerge and additional resources become available!
View our comprehensive collection of resources and tools to help agricultural landowners, land trusts and public farmland protection programs navigate the process of participating in the federal farmland protection program, Agricultural Conservation Easement Program – Agricultural Land Easements (ACEP-ALE).ACEP-ALE resources
Visit our Smart Solar Siting resources to learn about dual-use opportunities. Explore our collection of information to help guide state and local officials and farmers and landowners through the steps of incorporating solar siting on agricultural land while minimizing the impact on the land’s productivity.Solar siting resources
Buy-Protect-Sell, or BPS, is a successful strategy used by some land trusts and public agencies to protect land and facilitate its transfer to a farmer or rancher. A land trust or public agency will work with partners to place an easement on the property and then sell the protected property to a farmer or rancher at its agricultural value. View our collection of resources on Buy-Protect-Sell.BPS resources