NPR logo

Farm Protection

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Farm Protection

Farm Protection

Farm Protection

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Cheryl Corley reports on a farmland protection program in Kane County, Illinois, northwest of Chicago. The purpose is to keep suburban sprawl from gobbling up farms. The county is paying farmers to keep growing crops, or, in some cases, buys the land from one farmer and sells it to another.