Idaho Science Journal

Disappearing Farm Land, Part One

Season 3 Episode 1 | 4m 42s

Farmer Clay Erskine was feeling a bit squeezed. New homes were popping up around his farm land, so he had to move. Researchers at Boise State University predict the Treasure Valley’s population could grow by as much as 160 percent by the turn of the next century and much of that growth will come at the expense of agricultural land. Learn more.

Aired: 05/01/18

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

Problems Playing Video?

Funding for Idaho Science Journal was provided by the National Science Foundation Idaho EPSCoR Program and by the National Science Foundation.