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Rented Land in Iowa: Social and Environmental Dimensions

J. Gordon Arbuckle

More than half of Iowa farmland is rented.

Decisions regarding who has access to that land and how it is farmed can influence the social and environmental outcomes of family farming.

See what the Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll discovered about rented land in Iowa. Recommendations are suggested to ensure that non-operator landownership is either neutral or beneficial to farm operators, farmland owners, rural communities, and the land itself.

Pages / Length: 20
Publication Date: 01/2010

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