Forever farmland

January 2015
Michigan Farmer (0026-2153);Jan2015, Vol. 319 Issue 1, p4
The article reports on the preservation of the Frost family's farmland located outside of Lowell, Michigan through the Kent County Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) program. The voluntary program is designed to help landowners preserve their property for agricultural use by entering a permanent deed restriction. Details about the benefits of the PDR to owners and the value of the farm to the Frost family are also discussed.


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