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Florida Rural and Family Lands Protection Program

Information provided by the Florida Department of Agriculture Applications accepted  July 15, 2013 through August 29, 2013 Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam is urging Florida’s agricultural land owners to consider applying to the Rural and Family Lands Protection Program. The goal of the program is to acquire perpetual agricultural conservation easements that ensure …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/13/florida-rural-and-family-lands-protection-program/

Ag Census Data Helps Rural Communities; 2012 Surveys Coming Soon

  Farmers Use the Census of Agriculture to Improve Local Communities, Farm Future When a Pennsylvania dairy farmer heard that his local county officials were considering a significant reduction in rural snowplow services in his community, he became concerned. While the cuts were caused by local government budget constraints, this dairy farmer knew he had …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/10/02/ag-census-data-helps-rural-communities-2012-surveys-coming-soon/