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Pennsylvania's Agricultural Land Preservation Board at its April 15 meeting safeguarded 3,134 additional acres on 31 farms in 17 counties.

The USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service is currently accepting applications for programs that protect wetlands, agricultural lands and grasslands.

On Dec. 13, Pennsylvania's Agricultural Land Preservation Board safeguarded 1,974 additional acres on 28 farms in 14 counties through the state.

Many people are interested in protecting their farmland, forestland or some mix in-between. Here are some steps to consider land easements.

Pennsylvania's Agricultural Land Preservation Board recently permanently preserved 2,303 acres on 30 farms in 16 counties for agricultural production.

Pennsylvania legislation amends eminent domain laws. Now known as Act 45, it limits the ability to use eminent domain on land in conservation easements.

The Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture recently announced that the state has preserved 550,000 acres of farmland over the last three decades.

The Center for Agriculture and Food Systems at Vermont Law School launched a resource to help landowners affordably access, transfer and conserve farmland.

Pennsylvania's Agricultural Land Preservation Board safeguarded 2,793 more acres on 27 farms in 15 counties during its meeting April 16.

The Pennsylvania farmland preservation marked a milestone in the history of the nation-leading program, committing more than $1 billion since 1988.
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