Farmland Preservation Publication Archive

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2021

PACE Program Guide
A guide to preserving farmland in Centre County through Pennsylvania's Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement (PACE) program.

Centre County’s agricultural easement program preserves 56th farm
The Centre County Agricultural Land Preservation Board on January 13 officially preserved 82 additional acres of farmland, bringing its total acreage for preserved farms to 8,300 acres.

2020

Centre County Agricultural Land Preservation News Update March 2020
This issue features the PASA Sustainable Agriculture Conference, the PA Farm Bill, and other resources for farmers.

Centre County Agricultural Land Preservation News Update January 2020 
Featuring Public Officials Day presentations at the PA Farm Show, as well as an opportunity for preserved farm landowners to apply for state Farm Vitality Planning grants, aimed at helping to offset the cost of professional planning services.

2019

Centre County Agricultural Land Preservation Newsletter Fall 2019
Our mission is to strengthen communication with farmers throughout Centre County. This first issue of our newsletter featured the Centre County’s Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement (PACE) program and the PA Farm Bill. Signed by Governor Tom Wolf in July 2019, the Farm Bill funds programs to help farmers who will be transitioning to new owners or operators, as well as support qualified beginning farmers.