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Farmland preservation to continue in 2014

April 11, 2014
Applications will continue to be accepted for farmland preservation by Kent County this year under the county’s Purchase of Development Rights program, but without any county funding appropriated for the program. Read More

Farmland donation leads to a testy county debate

October 25, 2013
At a time when the local food movement is becoming a more valued segment of the region’s economy, the county’s Purchase of Development Rights program continues to be a contentious issue for Kent County board members. Read More

Farmland preservation program moves forward

Funds used for PDR program could find another use next year.

March 1, 2013
Despite a concern about cost and a realization that the plan’s ambitious goal won’t be reached, the county’s Purchase of Development Rights program will not only survive this year, but it could very well grow. Read More

Farmland values not impacted by Kent County preservation program

November 14, 2012
Members of the Kent County Finance Committee have learned the county’s Purchase of Development Rights program has so far had little effect on the market price of farmland. Read More