- Every minute America is losing 2 acres of farmland.
- DeKalb County is in one of the three areas in America most endangered by urban sprawl.
- Between 1990 – 2000, DeKalb County lost 1.3 acres of farmland per day.
- DeKalb County depends on farmland to recharge its water supply.
- 98% of DeKalb County farmland is rated as prime – a unique combination of exemplary soils, topography and climate.
- 59% of growth and development on the planet is taking place on prime soils.
- The pressures on our farmland resources are increasing.