Ecosystem Services in Working Lands: US Northeast

4.5.4 Opportunities to expand market presence ............................................................................................................ 52

4.6 Summary by Region and State ..........................................................................................................53 4.6.1 Areas of regional significance ................................................................................................................................. 53 4.6.2 State Summaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 58 Part 5: Conclusions and Recommendations ...................................................................................59 5.1 Increasing farm profitability and sustainability..................................................................................61 5.2 Positioning agriculture and forestry as primary leaders in mitigating climate change .........................63 5.3 Building resiliency of rural and urban communities ...........................................................................67 5.4 Increasing the appeal of agricultural professions to a wide range of young people .............................69 References ...................................................................................................................................72 Appendix .....................................................................................................................................75

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