FIC Fact Sheets and Technical Memos

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The Tenure, Ownership, and Transition of Agricultural Land (TOTAL) survey is a study of agricultural landowners—including non-operator landlords—conducted by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics...
The Tenure, Ownership, and Transition of Agricultural Land (TOTAL) survey is a study of agricultural landowners—including non-operator landlords—conducted by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics...
This table displays the status and summarizes important information, as of January 2016, about farm and ranch land protection programs in the 28 states that have funded easement acquisitions.
This table displays the status and summarizes important information, as of January 2017, about farm and ranch land protection programs in the 28 states that have funded easement acquisitions.
The image in this powerpoint slide uses information from the Farmland Information Center's (FIC) analysis of beginning farmer data from the 2012 Census of Agriculture. It complements the FIC's...
The Census of Agriculture is the most comprehensive source of data portraying our nation’s agriculture over time. The census is conducted every five years by the United States Department of...
This analysis shows the proportion of food production and direct marketing activity generated by farms in the most urban counties. Proximity to people and markets provides opportunities for farmers...
The images in these powerpoint slides use information from the Farmland Information Center's (FIC) most recent survey of State Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement programs (PACE). They...
Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement (PACE) programs use public funds to compenstate property owners for keeping their land available for agriculture.This handout provides talking points...
The 2010 National Resources Inventory (NRI) tracks natural resource conditions and trends on non-federal lands including soil erosion on cropland. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service...
The National Resources Inventory (NRI) is conducted by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in cooperation with Iowa State University’s Center for Survey Statistics and Methodology....