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PDR programs affect landowners’ conversion decision in Maryland
PDR programs pay farmers to give up their right to convert their farmland to residential and other non-farm uses. Does having the option to enroll in such a program affect the a landowner’s conversion decision? Does it ...
Do Agricultural Land Preservation Programs Reduce Overall Farmland Loss?
When purchase of development rights (PDR) programs are in place to prevent farmland from being developed into commercial or residential property, you would expect that less farmland would be converted. But are these programs ...