Report: Long-term affects of farmland conversion

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A Wisconsin farm with a barn and crop field.
A farm in Wisconsin. Darin (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

A new report from the American Farmland Trust says between 2016 and 2040 more than 515,000 acres of Wisconsin’s farmland will be paved over, fragmented, or converted. Two Wisconsin researchers explain why land use-planning matters.

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  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Tyler Lark Guest
  • Yanhua Xie Guest

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