Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Kirsten Lombard of Wisconsin 9/12 Project on Property Rights (Video)

Written by  The New American Staff

Kirsten Lombard of the Wisconsin 9/12 Project briefly describes "Farmland Preservation Agreements" and "Conservation Easements," programs that the State of Wisconsin offers to property owners. These programs are typically offered with financial incentives to to cash-strapped farmers in exchange for state control of their land, limiting what the farmer may do on the property. Lombard discusses about the dangers of these programs, and how they ultimately work against not only property owners, but also taxpayers.

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