Great Plains Studies, Center for


Date of this Version

Spring 2000


Published in Great Plains Research 10 (Spring 2000). Copyright © 2000 The Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Used by permission.


This well-organized, comprehensive reference on protecting America's farmland provides, along with a brief history of the nation's loss of irreplaceable agricultural resources to urban sprawl, an account of the successful techniques and strategies state governments and communities have used to protect farmland and support agriculture.