state policy and sustainable agriculture

For those interested in state and local policy related to sustainable

A summary and evaluation of such policies has just been printed by
Kentucky Department of Agriculture. This report examines not only
statutory sustainable agriculture programs, but cost-share, farmland
preservation and various marketing programs including value-added, direct
marketing and farmers markets.  The focus is on Midwestern and Southern
policy experiments.

This version of Delta Land and Community's paper 
 "Beyond commodity production: emerging state policies", 
has been titled "Kentucky farms and markets: emerging policy

and is available from

Bill Burnette
Kentucky Department of Agriculture
Office for Environmental Outreach
Capitol Plaza Tower
500 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
phone:  502-564-4696

Jim Worstell, Delta Land and Community
920 Hwy 153, Almyra, AR 72003
501-673-6346; fax: 501-673-7219