, Volume 6, Issue 6, pp 547–553 | Cite as

Commercial farmland preservation in Oregon

  • Pease J. R. 


Oregon's agricultural land preservation program emphasizes the importance of commercial agriculture to the state's economy. Statewide zoning requirements and farm use incentives are designed to protect commercial agriculture from fragmentation and conflicting uses. While the state has invested significant staff and funding commitments over nearly a decade, the program's long-term effectiveness still faces difficult tests.


Environmental Management Agricultural Land Commercial Agriculture Preservation Program Difficult Test 
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© Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pease J. R. 
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  1. 1.Dept. of Geogr.Oregon State UniversityCorvallisUSA

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