Voluntary Agricultural Districts: The Conservation Agreement Requirement Explained

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Questions from landowners and county farmland preservation boards often emerge about the requirement of a conservation agreement for enrollment in a county Voluntary Agricultural District (VAD) (or Enhanced Voluntary Agricultural District [EVAD]). Such questions include language to use, whether agreements must be recorded, how to revoke an agreement, the irrevocable nature of an EVAD conservation agreement, etc.

The above questions and more are addressed in The VAD/EVAD Conservation Agreement Explained.