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Farm Progress America, July 27, 2022

Max Armstrong shares insight from a report warning of the loss of high-quality farmland to urbanization.

Max Armstrong reports on news from the American Farmland Trust about the continued lost of quality farmland. A new report from the group is focused on Western states facing high urbanization rates which is endangering farms. The Farmland Trust points to Maricopa County, Ariz., which includes Phoenix that’s growing quickly. There are three California counties – Riverside and San Bernardino are the two fastest growing counties losing farmland – Fresno is No. 3 on the list of top ag counties losing ground.

Max Armstrong's Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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