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Land, cropland used for crops in each farm production region, 1950-74.

United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.

Land, cropland used for crops in each farm production region, 1950-74.

by United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crop zones -- United States.,
  • Land use -- United States.,
  • Agriculture -- United States -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreStatistics.
    SeriesStatistical bulletin ; no. 548, supp, Statistical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 548.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17113608M

      % of Iowa cropland in corn. % of Iowa cropland in soybeans. It is interesting to note the diversity of crop production in states like North Dakota, where 10 of the crops we tracked make up the 2% or more of the cropland respectively. Diversification can .   Land on steep slopes is best suited to producing pasture and hay. A half-century ago the value of livestock, dairy, poultry, and crops each made up about one-fourth of total agricultural value. Since then, dairy enterprises and crop production have diminished somewhat and beef cattle numbers have remained relatively constant.

    A closer examination of near-term (–50) rates paints a similar picture. We find that the area of energy cropland increases, at an absolute rate of Mha/year and at a relative rate of % p.a. (median rates across scenarios) [10] (Fig. ).When compared with soybeans (the most rapidly expanding commodity crop by absolute area) or oil palm (the most rapidly expanding commodity crop by. Cropland definition is - land that is suited to or used for crops.

    Cropland includes areas used for the production of adapted crops for harvest. Two subcategories of cropland are recognized: cultivated and non-cultivated. Cultivated cropland comprises land in row crops or close-grown crops and also other cultivated cropland, for example, hay land or pastureland that is in a rotation with row or close-grown crops.   The Land Institute. The Land Institute is a (c)(3) non-profit organization based in Salina, Kansas, that was founded in The Land Institute’s work, led by a team of plant breeders and ecologists in multiple partnerships worldwide, is focused on developing perennial grains, pulses and oilseed bearing plants to be grown in ecologically intensified, diverse crop mixtures known as.


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Market forces, changes in farm programs, and changes in technology affect the supply and demand for land used for crop production. Between andcropland used for crops decreased by 54 million acres and then peaked at million acres inwhen no cropland was diverted through Government-acreage reduction programs.

1/ Cropland used for crops includes cropland harvested, crop failure, and summer fallow. 2/ Distributions may not add to totals due to rounding.

Sources: Estimates for based on USDA/Economic Research Service calculations using USDA/National Agricultural Statistics Service (, a, and b) and USDA, Farm Service Agency ().

Labor, total hours used for farmwork, by livestock and crop groups, for each farm production region, Washington: U.S.

Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, (OCoLC) Capturing and conservation of moisture – In regions such as Eastern Washington, the average annual precipitation available to a dryland farm may be as little as millimetres ( in).In the Horse Heaven Hills in central Washington, wheat farming has been productive purportedly on an average annual rainfall approaching 6 inches.

Consequently, moisture must be captured until the crop can. Idle cropland—Includes land in cover and soil-improvement crops and cropland on which no crops were planted. Some cropland is idle each year for various physical and economic reasons.

Acreage diverted from crops to soil-conserving uses (if not eligible for and used as cropland pasture) under Federal farm programs is included in this category. USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Information.

NASS publications cover a wide range of subjects, from traditional crops, such as corn and wheat, to specialties, such as mushrooms and flowers; from calves born to hogs slaughtered; from agricultural prices to land in farms. The agency has the distinction of being known as The Fact Finders of U.S.

Agriculture due to the abundance of. CROPLAND. A Land cover/use category that includes areas used for the production of adapted crops for harvest. Two subcategories of cropland are recognized: cultivated and noncultivated. Cultivated cropland comprises land in row crops or close-grown crops and also other cultivated cropland, for example, hayland or pastureland that is in a rotation with row or close-grown crops.

Reporting also applies to those who receive marketing assistance loans or loan deficiency payments. Failure to file an accurate and timely acreage report for all crops and land uses can result in loss of program benefits.

Producers are required to self report all cropland on each farm to FSA annually. FSA uses these data to determine payment. Arid implies prolonged dryness, and is used with respect to the climate itself, and the land below it.

In such regions the ability to produce agricultural crops is restricted. Usually on arid lands the potential evaporation of water from salinity, which might then limit crop production.

The removal of salt from the soil is very difficult. Deforestation, land degradation, soil cultivation, and desertification are responsible for CO 2 emissions from the livestock sector’s use of land.

Animal agriculture is a significant catalyst for the conversion of wooded areas to grazing land or cropland for feed production, which may emit billion metric tons of CO 2 annually as a result. acres +/- of hunting land for sale with great pine plantation located in Marion Junction, Dallas County, Alabama.

This is a good hunting tract in the middle of a lot of row crop land in the heart of Alabama's Black Belt. Dallas County is know to produce some of the finest whitetail deer hunting Acres: $, Hyperspectral signature bank of world’s major crops.

The initial goal of a global cropland monitoring system should consist of developing hyperspectral signature bank of major world crops (e.g., this figure) along with crop phonologies (e.g., Figure 4) in order to: (a) establish improved models of crop biophysical and biochemical quantities, (b) increase crop classification accuracies, and.

harvested cropland--land available for crop production but currently unused. Not all land classed as cropland is used every year in the production of crops for harvest. Some is in fallow^ some in soil-conserving crops and some completely idle.

Thus^ harvested land decreased a total of 66 million acres-- from million to million. Cropland Data Layer: Crop Frequency Layer: Boundaries. Agriculture in the United Kingdom uses 69% of the country's land area, employs % of its workforce (, people) and contributes % of its gross value added (£ billion).

The UK produces less than 60% of the food it consumes. Agricultural activity occurs in most rural locations, it is concentrated in East Anglia (for crops) and the South West (livestock). Salinization inhibits production of [email protected] of all irrigated cropland. Salinization can be caused by excessive irrigation.

Agricultural land is used for large crop growth and livestock/ Cropland is used only for crops/ Rangeland is used only for grazing livestock. (Look in book) Give several examples of chemical and physical weathering. Crop rotation is the practice of growing a series of different types of crops in the same area across a sequence of growing reduces reliance on one set of nutrients, pest and weed pressure, and the probability of developing resistant pest and weeds.

Growing the same crop in the same place for many years in a row gradually depletes the soil of certain nutrients and selects for a. The Cropland Data Layer (CDL), hosted on CropScape, provides a raster, geo-referenced, crop-specific land cover map for the continental United States.

The CDL also includes a crop mask layer and planting frequency layers, as well as boundary, water and road layers. This visualization shows the index of the arable land area needed to produce an equivalent aggregate of crop production, relative to the land area needed in i.e. values in are equal to For example, globally inthe index value was ; this means only 30% of the arable land area was needed to produce the same quantity of.

Crop Calendars and Production Maps. Country Summary; Crop Calendars; Crop Production Maps; Monthly Crop Stage and Harvest Calendars; Monthly Production and Trade Maps; Other Global USDA Reports. World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) USDA Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin (NASS/WAOB) PSD Online; FAS Attache GAIN Reports; PS&D.Feed crops are grown in one-third of total cropland, while the total land area occupied by pasture is equivalent to 26% of the ice-free terrestrial surface." According to Our World in Data: "More than three-quarters of our agricultural land is used for the rearing of livestock through a combination of grazing land and land used for animal feed.Large farms now dominate crop production in the United States.

While most cropland was on farms with less than acres in the early s, today most cropland is on farms with at least 1, acres, and many crop farms are 5 and 10 times that size. This ongoing shift in control of farm resources.