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Policy Insights from 2001 Public Opinion Poll and 2002 Survey of Urban Edge Agricultural Landowners

Project Period:

2005-08-08 - 2008-08-10

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Description
Describes findings from a public opinion poll about agricultural stewardship issues conducted nationwide and in seven regions: June and July 2001 and surveys of owners of urban-edge agricultural land in five important farm states: July 2001 to February 2002.

Outcomes
Opinion poll completed in 2001 found Americans feel a stong bond to the land, favor domestic food production and support sharing in the cost of improving environmental stewardship on farms.

American Farmland Trust