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Main Title Barnyards and Birkenstocks : why farmers and environmentalists need each other /
Author Stuart, Donald D.,
Publisher Washington State University Press,
Year Published 2014
OCLC Number 882463715
ISBN 9780874223224 (alk. paper); 0874223229 (alk. paper)
Subjects Environmental protection--United States. ; Agriculture--Environmental aspects--United States. ; Farmers. ; Environmentalists. ; Agriculture and state--United States. ; United States--Environmental conditions--Political aspects. ; Landwirtschaft.--(DE-588)4034402-2 ; èOkologische Bewegung.--(DE-588)4115439-3 ; USA.--(DE-588)4078704-7
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ESAM  GE197.S778 2014 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 08/18/2015
Collation 280 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction : the cherry valley dairy -- The farm-environmental paradox -- Farmland, why we lose it and where it goes -- Agriculture's environmental risks -- Opportunities lost when farms disappear -- Voluntary incentives : pro and con -- Regulations -- pro and con -- Choosing between incentives and regulations -- Taxes and government spending -- Environmental markets -- Local food, consumer influence, and farmer privacy -- Choosing between zoning and conservation easements -- Climate change -- Livestock, the public lands and the environment -- The federal farm bill -- Initiating a dialogue -- the common ground -- Two visions for the future of agriculture and the environment.