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Monday, November 13

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Leadership Development in Balancing Growth and Conservation

 

Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP): Evaluation and Roundtable

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Soils and Stewardship Supersession: The Insiders' View to Making Better Land Use Decisions


Tuesday, November 14

 

Teaching Toward a Sustainable Future

 

Evaluating Farmland Preservation Programs and Deals

Opportunity Knocks: Protecting Farmland is a Community Investment

Case Studies of Corridor Conservation

Connecting Consumers, Communities and Farmers Through New Models for Development

Farm Bill 101 - Why You Should Care: 2007 Farm Bill Session

 

Tools for Community Visioning to Ensure the Future of Agriculture

Healthy Landscapes, Parks and Living: Protected Areas, Food Producers and Communities Working Together

Building Support and Finding Funding for Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easements (PACE) Programs

Building Grassroots Support for Farming

Innovative Financing for Acquiring Land and Easements

 

Saving Working Lands Using Transferable Development Rights (TDRs)

Conserving Habitat in Agricultural Landscapes

Opportunities for Agricultural Economic Development

Planning a Future for Agriculture at the Town Level

Protecting Farmland and the Environment

 

Web-Based Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement (PACE) Application and Points-Based Appraisal

Gauging Support for Innovative Preservation Techniques

Working to Diversify Local Farming

Private Forests, Public Assets: Forests on the Edge

 

Your Land is Your Legacy: Estate and Transition Planning and Farm Transfer

 

Farmland Protection and New Enterprises for Farm and Community

Keeping Farming Viable in the Face of Sprawl

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Through Farm Profitability Grants: 2002 Farm Bill Session

 

Using Film, TV and the Web to Build Support for Agriculture


Wednesday, November 15

 

Alternative Production Methods Yield New Markets

Farming for Credit

Protecting a Strategic Land Base: 2007 Farm Bill Session

Keeping Conserved Farmland Affordable for Farmers of the Future

 

Agricultural Districts: Bundling Benefits and Packaging Protections

Next Generation of Growth Management and Farmland Protection

New Tools for Cost-Effective Farmland Conservation

Protecting Critical Farms and Critical Farmers

 

Statewide Planning For Agriculture in Maryland and New Jersey

Building the Next Generation's Love for the Land

Department of Defense Protecting the American Landscape

Agricultural Zoning as a Farmland Protection Tool

 

 

 

 
 
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