Lowell Klessig, Mike Kroenke
A look at Wisconsin agriculture from 1992 to 1997 reveals a surprising trend—part-time farmers (people whose main occupation was something other than farming) increased statewide by 22 percent. As the country lifestyle becomes a more popular option, rural landowners especially new ones need information about whether or not to farm, how to use the land, and general legal and environmental considerations. Country Acres
serves as an excellent primer for landowners who need to make these decisions (56 pages).