Organics Conversion Policy, Resolution

Jurisdiction Name: Woodbury County
State/Province: IA
Country: United States
Type of Government: County
Population: 102,172
Population Range: 50,000 to 249,999
Policy Links: PDF
Policy type: resolution
Year: 2005
GFC Topic: community food production
Keywords: agricultural practices, agriculture, economic investment, farm, farming, food production, health, local, local food, local food production, organic, organic farming, organics conversion, practices, production, property tax, property tax rebate, public funds, tax, tax rebate
Adopting Government Department(s):

Woodbury County Board of Supervisors

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Woodbury County Rural Economic Development Department
Support Entity(s):


Funding Amount: $250,000
Funding Sources: Woodbury County, property tax rebates
Policy Outcome(s):

Policy provided a commitment of $50,000 per year for five years to fund property tax rebates for farmers willing to convert from conventional to organic farming practices

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1