Does a district preserve farmland?
Agricultural districts do not preserve farmland in the sense that the land is restricted for agricultural production forever. Rather, districts help to preserve farming as a viable economic activity, thereby maintaining land in active agricultural use.

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1. Who benefits from an agricultural district?
2. Who controls agricultural districting?
3. Do agricultural districts consist entirely of farmland?
4. Does a district preserve farmland?
5. Do agricultural districts eliminate a municipality's ability to control growth?
6. Does an agricultural district prohibit the free market sale of land?
7. To what extent does an agricultural district guarantee a farmer's "right to farm?"
8. Can government acquire or condemn farmland within an agricultural district against a landowner's wishes?