Land Use Planning Under Way

Bureau Of Agricultural Economics
1940 unpublished
Excerpts from the report: Up and down the land during the last year, 70,000 farm men and women have organized themselves into community and county land use planning committees. In 1,195 counties in 47 States they are sitting down with representatives of Federal, State, and local agencies to develop agricultural plans, policies and programs for their counties. These committees are planning for action—by individuals, by groups, or by public agencies. What sort of problems are the committees
more » ... ng? How are they trying to solve these problems. What results have they achieved? Where are the committees located? What about the size and composition of the county committees? Of the community committees? These are just a few of the questions that have been asked since the United States Department of Agriculture and the land-grant colleges agreed to cooperate in sponsoring land use planning by farmers. This publication has been prepared to answer many such questions.
doi:10.22004/ag.econ.329558 fatcat:exjhxu4zgvgxbdbz4pj4ydfnt4