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Development Threatens California Farms–and Farm Economy

January 17, 2013 | 12:38 pm

Development Threatens California Farms–and Farm Economy

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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Despite written policies protecting farmland across Central California’s agricultural heartland, the state’s most productive region is on track to lose 570,000 acres of prime, irrigated land to development by 2050, according to a new report. The American Farmland Trust says the loss could drain between $100 billion and $190 billion from the […]

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