Farmland preservation is of utmost important. Agricultural development and farmland preservation are inextricably tied to food security. Skagit County’s Farmland Legacy program celebrates its 25th year of preserving Skagit farmland in 2021. The program has permanently protected more than 13,500 acres of high-quality and productive agricultural land. An additional 500 acres are in the pipeline for protection.
Skagit County’s investment in preserving some of the most valuable farmland in the world is critical to economic vitality, and the key to ensuring that land is always available for Skagit County’s $300+ million agriculture industry. Read more about the program in this article from the Skagit Valley Herald.
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If you have trouble seeing web pages, the US Social Security Administration offers these tips for optimizing your computer and browser to improve your online experience.
If you are looking for mouse and keyboard alternatives, speech recognition software such as Dragon Naturally Speaking may help you navigate web pages and online services. This software allows the user to move focus around a web page or application screen through voice controls.
If you are deaf or hard of hearing, there are several accessibility features available to you.
Closed captioning provides a transcript for the audio track of a video presentation that is synchronized with the video and audio tracks. Captions are generally visually displayed over the video, which benefits people who are deaf and hard of hearing, and anyone who cannot hear the audio due to noisy environments. Most of our website’s video content includes automated captions. Learn how to turn captioning on and off in YouTube.
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