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Farmland Protection Training Workshops in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois

Project Period:

1 year 1998-06-01 - 1999-06-01

Principal Investigator:

Kevin Schmidt, AFT Ohio Office, Larry Libby, Ohio State University and Ann Sorensen, CAE

Using the knowledge gained from participating on the North Central SARE Administrative Council, CAE elevated farmland protection to a priority issue for the council and wrote a professional (continued in Notes)

Three workshops around Ohio introduced a total of 55 USDA field staff and land grant staff to farmland protection tools. USDA SARE later funded workshops in Indiana, Illinois and New England.

American Farmland Trust