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Establishing the Nationís First Farmland Information Library

Project Period:

5 months 1994-01-01 - 1994-06-01

Principal Investigator:

Ann Sorensen, AFT CAE

Description
An MOU with USDAís National Agricultural Library in May, 1993 established AFTís Farmland Information Center as the nationís first farmland information center. We developed a business and operating plan in May and officially launched the FIC in June.

Outcomes
The business plan recommended establishing a state-of-the-art electronic library as the most efficient and cost-effective means to widely distribute information on farmland protection. The central library was housed at CAE.

American Farmland Trust