Deal preserves federal funding for Connecticut farmland preservations

Apr 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Land

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and federal officials Wednesday announced an agreement that allows the state to access more than $8 million in federal funds for farmland preservation.

The agreement also will increase flexibility in use of federal money through the state’s Farmland Preservation Program. The deal was jointly announced by Malloy, Connecticut Department of Agriculture Commissioner Steven Reviczky and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) State Conservationist Lisa Coverdale.

For more on this story, visit: Deal preserves federal funding for Connecticut farmland preservations | The New Haven Register.

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