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Decades ago, Montgomery County set a national example by preserving a third of its space for agriculture. Now, as more and more people move to the county, there are questions about the costs and benefits of setting aside so much land in an increasingly booming suburban community. Sabri Ben-Achour visits the Agricultural Reserve to learn more about how it was created - and whether something similar could ever happen again in the Washington region.

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