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Date published:
August 1, 2001
Publication type:
Policy brief

By incorporating the spatially arrangement of counties relative to each other, this paper uses a land use share model to investigate the possibility that the allocation of land use in one county could be influenced by not only the degree to which the county is zoned, but also the degree to which

Date published:
June 8, 2001
Publication type:
Policy brief

Land Grant Universities exist to bring science to bear on the meaningful problems of the day. Roots of this applied science mission are in agriculture and its place in the broader society. As the face and character of agriculture change, so too must the Land Grants.

Date published:
May 1, 2001
Publication type:
Policy brief

In Ohio, and across the nation, land use and farmland preservation issues have become topics of increasing concern. In response, a number of approaches have been called for to address these issues.

Date published:
April 26, 2001
Publication type:
Policy brief

This workshop is the second of five annual workshops on the general theme of agroenvironmental policy issues in the Great Lakes region. The series is sponsored by the U.S.

Date published:
March 1, 2001
Publication type:
Policy brief

 

Date published:
February 23, 2001
Publication type:
Policy brief

There can be little doubt that agriculture is America's # 1 water quality challenge of the 21st Century. This is not because farms are huge polluters, but because other sources have been largely controlled and the non-point sources, of which farming is one, rise to the top of the do list.

Date published:
January 1, 2001
Publication type:
Policy brief

Lot-splits are currently reviewed for accuracy of legal description, compliance with zoning requirements such as minimum frontage and suitability for on-lot wastewater leaching.

Date published:
January 1, 2001
Publication type:
Policy brief

Rural America is changing rapidly in the 21st Century as people move to the countryside in search of the "wide open spaces." The US is unique among developed nations in the degree of mixing of farms and development in the rural countryside.

Date published:
January 1, 2001
Publication type:
Policy brief

The Ohio CAUV (Current Agricultural Use Valuation) Program allows agricultural land owners to reduce their real estate property taxes if they meet the eligibility requirements of 10 acres minimum or annual agricultural sales of more than $2500.

Date published:
December 5, 2000
Publication type:
Policy brief

There is a distinct public policy trend in the United States and many other post-industrial developed nations toward protecting the various non-food amenity services of private farmland.

Date published:
November 1, 2000
Publication type:
Policy brief

Community-based environmental management, also known as collaborative environmental management, aims to shift decision-making from government officials to citizens and stakeholders.

Date published:
August 13, 2000
Publication type:
Policy brief

The aesthetic and environmental services of farmland are not fully accounted for in the market. Farmers produce such products as milk, eggs and livestock, as well as intangible products, such as pastoral scenes and rural heritage.

Date published:
April 12, 2000
Publication type:
Policy brief

This is the first of five annual workshops on the general theme of agro-environmental policy issues in the Great Lakes region. The series is sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) with a program grant, Michigan State University, The Ohio State University, the Elton R.

Date published:
January 1, 2000
Publication type:
Policy brief

The question underlying the data reported here is how does urbanization and increasing numbers of non-farm rural residences impact the business of farming and the structure of agriculture in Ohio?

Date published:
November 1, 1999
Publication type:
Policy brief

Data come from the decennial U.S. census for the time period 1950 to 1990. Also included are 1998 census estimates of population released in March of 1999.

Date published:
June 25, 1999
Publication type:
Policy brief

Farmland policy seems to be firmly established on the state and local policy agenda in Ohio. It was two years ago this month that the Governor’s Farmland Preservation Task Force made its final report to the state (Ohio Farmland Preservation Task Force).

Publication type:
Policy brief

The use of development impact fees to finance public facilities that are necessary to service new growth is a practice that has gained importance and acceptance in the last decade. In the U.S. the practice and widespread use of the DIF are asymmetric.

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