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Farmland Protection

Farms are the Tapas 2021 - Thursday, September 30

Farms Are the Tapas
An Event to Support Farmland Preservation

Thursday, September 30, 2021
Terra Square, Hudsonville & Online

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Purchase of Development Rights Program

A voluntary program that permanently protects farmland by acquiring the development rights in exchange for a cash payment.

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Farmland Protection Strategy

Protecting farmland requires a multifaceted approach to addressing challenges faced by agricultural operators.

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Farm Resources

There are numerous resources and programs available to enhance the economic viability of farming. Ottawa County is also working on enhancing access to a number of resources specifically to assist beginning farmers, with the support of funding from the USDA.

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