Animal Feeding Operations and Residential Value: Summary of Literature
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This literature review evaluates and summarizes the impacts of animal feeding operations (AFOs) on surrounding residential and nonresidential land prices. It is based on 14 studies on the impact of AFOs on rural residence and property values. This review summarizes the factors found to affect the size of the impact of AFOs on rural property values. These factors are distance, size and concentration, animal species, housing value, management factors and economic benefits.
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