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Farmland Protection Program

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

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Examples of funded projects...

1) California Department of Conservation's Agricultural Land Stewardship Program; 2) Florida St. Johns River Water Management District's Georgia-Pacific Project; 3) Massachusetts Department of Food and Agriculture's Agricultural Preservation Restriction Program; 4) Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management's Farmland Purchase of Development Rights Program; 5) Vermont Housing and Conservation Board's Farmland Conservation Easement Program; 6) The Nature Conservancy; 7) Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation. The Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program provides an opportunity to expand Federal partnerships with States, Tribes, and local government entities and nongovernmental organizations to protect farm and ranch land for future generations; to protect strategic agricultural land from conversion to nonagricultural uses; maintain, restore, and enhance ecosystem function; protect historic landscapes, scenic beauty, and open space; and sustain rural economic stability.

About this section

This section indicates the different types of projects which have been funded in the past. Only projects funded under Project Grants or Direct Payments for Specified Use should be listed here. The examples give potential applicants an idea of the types of projects that may be accepted for funding. The agency should list at least five examples of the most recently funded projects.