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Indiana Farmland: Fight or Flight?
Preserving Indiana's Agricultural Heritage


These resources for your Government and Economics classes take a look at the threats of urban sprawl in Indiana and discuss how to manage development to preserve the agricultural heritage of the state and still allow for progress to occur.

This informative, 20-minute video raises awareness of the issue, explores the value of preserving farmland, and presents farmland protection program options. It also features interviews with:

  • Purdue University experts
  • Members of the Indiana Farm Bureau
  • Former Indiana politicians
  • And the farmers themselves

Accompanying the video are materials appropriate for US Government or Economics classes that align to current Indiana academic standards. They include a worksheet students can work on while watching the video and an assignment where students work alone and in small groups to decide where a company should build a new factory.

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Order the Indiana Farmland: Fight or Flight? as a DVD or video. Then download the free resources for a complete classroom package.

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State Standards Covered by These Materials

High School
US Government
USG 3.11
USG 3.12
USG 5.2
USG 5.7
USG 5.12
USG 5.13