Working lands not only provide ecological and intrinsic values – they are offer security and protection of the county’s sources of foods and fiber and jobs for millions of Americans.
Generally synonymous with farmland or cropland, agricultural land is typically devoted to the systematic propagation of livestock and production of crops—to produce food and associated goods.
Aquaculture refers to the breeding, rearing, and harvesting of plants and animals in all types of water environments.
Working forests typically describe lands where forest products are actively harvested. Increasingly in the conservation community management for ecosystem services.