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Below are examples of food and agriculture project impact studies.



The Local Food Impact: What if Georgians Ate Georgia Produce? (May 2010)


Buy Local Campaign Lessons Learned and Evaluation


Community Food System and Sustainable Agriculture (CFSSA) Evaluation Results: A Summary


Contribution of Agriculture to the Arkansas Economy


Economic Contributions of the Dairy Farming and Dairy Product Manufacturing Industries in the Southeast United States in 2005


Economic Impact of Southern New Mexico Vegetable Production and Processing


Economic Impacts of Agriculture in Skagit County, WA


Economic Importance of and Economic Impacts Associated with Livestock Production in Box Butte County


Farm-to-School in Central Minnesota – Applied Economic Analysis


Food Policy Councils: Lessons Learned


Iowa Agriculture Economic Contribution Analysis


List of Evaluation Studies of Farm-To-School Programs, NYFarms!


Measuring the Economic Impacts of Buy Local Campaigns in Iowa


Niagara Regional Agricultural Economic Impact Study (CA)

Success Factors for New Generation Cooperatives


The Economic Impact of the Indiana Livestock Industries


The Impact of Agriculture on New Hampshire’s Economy in Fiscal Year 2011


The Impact of New Generation Cooperatives on Their Communities


The Meat and Poultry Industry Economic Contribution Study: 2009


Vermont’s Agriculture: Generating Wealth from the Land

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