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Dealing with Urban Sprawl
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Aug 12, 2013 12:51 PM CDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (DTN) -- Farmers in western New York are butting heads with suburban sprawl and managing it in a variety of ways.

At the Ag Media Summit last week in Buffalo, a group of farmers explained how their various relationships in the local communities have changed as people continue moving out of the cities. Buffalo's metro area is more than 1 million people, but less than 260,000 live within the city limits. Census trends show the city's population continues to decline while surrounding counties grow. So the number of people isn't rising, they are just spreading out.

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