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Title: Agricultural Preservation


1
Agricultural Preservation
2
Critical Threats To Agriculture
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Overburdensome Regulations
  • Pest
  • Disease
  • Inclement Weather

3
Land Use and Zoning
  • Buying/Selling Development Rights
  • One way to generate dollars to diversify
    operations.
  • Concern Value based on best land
  • use.

4
Endangered or Threatened Species
  • Recognize the fact that some endangered or
    threatened species can coexist with agricultural
    operations.
  • Cost share programs to farmers who have such
    species on their operations.
  • Relocation costs of species deemed necessary by
    the general public should be shared and not all
    expense fall on the land owner/farmer

5
Over Burdensome Regulations
  • Streamline regulatory aspects to eliminate
    duplication.
  • Make regulations more practical, user friendly
    and more economically feasible.
  • Concern Ag is regulated by numerous agencies.
  • Water
  • Safety
  • Labor
  • Health
  • Land Use
  • DEP
  • Army Corp Of Engineers
  • Department of Interior
  • Local Governments
  • Many agencies often duplicate regulations and at
    times even conflict with each other.

6
Pest
  • Ports inspections should be increased to insure
    that foreign pest are not introduced into the
    country.
  • Continued research to develop new technologies in
    pest control.

7
Disease
  • Adequate research and research dollars to manage
    or eradicate diseases that affect agriculture.
  • Brucellosis
  • Canker
  • Greening

8
Inclement Weather
  • Agriculture should be considered part of National
    Security.
  • Improved procedures to insure agriculturalists
    overcome natural disasters. (Recovery Process)
  • Streamlined insurance processing to assist in the
    event of natural disasters.

9
The Most Effective Way To Preserve Agriculture.
10
Enable It to Be Profitable !
11
Let Farmers Farm
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