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California's shrinking farmland


Ralph Grossi
Will Shafroth
John Hart
Michael J. Singer

Authors Affiliations

Ralph Grossi is a dairy farmer in Marin County and President of the American Farmland Trust, San Francisco; Will Shafroth is Western Regional Director, American Farmland Trust, University of California. Davis; John Hart is a free lance writer specializing in natural resource issues, University of California. Davis; Michael J. Singer is Professor of Soil Science, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, University of California. Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 41(7):22-22. DOI:10.3733/ca.v041n07p22. July 1987.

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Even with strong protective measures, California will probably continue to lose agricultural land to urbanization, erosion, and salinity.

Grossi R, Shafroth W, Hart J, Singer M. 1987. California's shrinking farmland. Hilgardia 41(7):22-22. DOI:10.3733/ca.v041n07p22
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