This paper states there is more to growth management than protecting farmland or open space, and the economic forces shifting land out of farming run much deeper than pressure from urban uses. The author considers the patterns of rural land use change, the associated problems, and policy response. It concludes with judgments about future policy directions.
Land use conversion
Libby, L. W. (2008). Rural land use problems and policy options: Overview from a U.S. perspective. Journal of Property Tax Assessment & Administration, 5(1), 5-19. Retrieved from https://researchexchange.iaao.org/jptaa/vol5/iss1/1