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National Resources Inventory

Census of Agriculture

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2012 National Resources Inventory

  1997-2002 2002-2007 2007-2012 1982-2012
Agricultural land converted to devleoped land (acres) 20,500 86,100 21,000 218,300
Agricultural land at the beginning of the reporting period (acres) 30,437,800 30,448,500 30,332,900 30,540,200
Prime agricultural land at the beginning of the reporting period (acres) 323,500 320,000 315,400 321,800
Forest land converted to developed land (acres) NA NA 800 NA
Other rural land converted to developed land (acres) NA NA NA NA
Total surface area (acres) 62,602,800 62,602,800 62,602,800 62,602,800

    Census of Agriculture

      2002 2007 2012
    Farms 9,422 11,069 11,736
    Land in farms (acres) 34,402,726 30,169,526 30,363,641
    Total land area (acres) 62,144,253 62,130,538 62,140,012
    Principal operators 9,422 11,069 11,736
    Total operators 15,736 18,522 19,655
    Principal operators 34 and younger 461 615 722
    Principal operators 65 and older 2,011 3,179 3,631
    Land owned by principal operators 65 and older (acres) 7,102,629 7,164,100 6,853,047
    Beginning farmers 3,108 3,267 3,131
    Market value of agricultural products sold ($1,000) 863,887 1,157,535 1,689,416

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