Agricultural Change and Urban Development: The Case of Dane County
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Frederick Buttel, Douglas Jackson-Smith and Spencer Wood
Dane County is one of the few agriculturally well endowed counties - with a long growing season and generally well-drained, modestly-sloped, deep, prairie-origin loam soils - that Wisconsin has. Unfortunately, Dane County, along with most of Wisconsin's counties with similar endowments of prime agricultural land, is experiencing urban pressures that may not bode well for the viability of its agriculture into the future.
Expansion, Modernization, and Specialization on Wisconsin Dairy Farms
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