Beef cattle graze in a field seen from North Valley Pike in Rockingham County Tuesday. Conservationists say Lingamfelter’s bill could open up such agricultural areas to development by hindering zoning officials. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
Rolling farmland dominates the landscape in Rockingham County, seen from Wengers Mill Road on Tuesday. If new “right to farm” changes are passed, conservationists fear such land could be open to “event center” type development.