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PDR programs affect landowners’ conversion decision in Maryland

dc.contributor.authorTowe, Charles
dc.contributor.authorBockstael, Nancy
dc.contributor.authorNickerson, Cynthia J.
dc.identifier.citationVolume 2, Issue 3en_US
dc.description.abstractPDR 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 encourage land conversion or delay it? And if a farmer does enroll in a PDR program, will the decisions of neighboring landowners be affected? Dr. Towe at the University of Maryland finds out.en_US
dc.subjectpurchase of development rights programsen_US
dc.subjectland conversion rightsen_US
dc.subjectfarmland preservationen_US
dc.subjectHoward Countyen_US
dc.titlePDR programs affect landowners’ conversion decision in Marylanden_US
dc.typeTechnical Reporten_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.relation.isAvailableAtCollege of Agriculture & Natural Resources
dc.relation.isAvailableAtDepartment of Agricultural & Resource Economics
dc.relation.isAvailableAtDigital Repository at the University of Maryland
dc.relation.isAvailableAtUniversity of Maryland (College Park, Md)

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