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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 developed land (acres) 137,300 65,300 25,700 300,700
Agricultural land at the beginning of the reporting period (acres) 9,876,100 9,712,200 9,684,500 9,944,700
Prime agricultural land at the beginning of the reporting period (acres) 265,300 257,500 251,100 287,000
Forest land converted to developed land (acres) 0 NA 0 NA
Other rural land converted to developed land (acres) NA 1,000 NA 27,000
Total surface area (acres) 70,763,100 70,763,100 70,763,100 70,763,100

Census of Agriculture

  2002 2007 2012
Farms 2,989 3,131 4,137
Land in farms (acres) 6,330,622 5,865,392 5,913,761
Total land area (acres) 70,288,634 70,252,997 70,260,056
Principal operators 2,989 3,131 4,137
Total operators 5,005 5,117 6,880
Principal operators 34 and younger 104 134 169
Principal operators 65 and older 766 986 1,507
Land owned by principal operators 65 and older (acres) 1,281,083 1,653,106 2,373,442
Beginning farmers 1,053 931 1,015
Market value of agricultural products sold ($1,000) 446,989 513,269 764,144

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