Category Archives: Farmland

Oregon develops far less forest and agricultural land than its neighbors

Oregon is well known for its comprehensive land use planning program. Initiated on May 29, 1973 under Senate Bill (SB) 100, the program marked its 50-year anniversary this week. SB 100 resulted in the development of 19 statewide planning goals that … Continue reading

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An overview and recent snapshot of farmland rental in Oregon

The challenges associated with farmland accessibility for new and beginning farmers comes up often in agricultural policy discussions. Renting land is typically seen as a natural first step to securing land access, due to the lower required financial capital costs … Continue reading

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