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National Resources Inventory

Census of Agriculture

Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement Programs

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2012 National Resources Inventory

  1997-2002 2002-2007 2007-2012 1982-2012
Agricultural land converted to developed land (acres) 101,900 79,100 48,300 399,00
Agricultural land at the beginning of the reporting period (acres) 13,336,400 13,079,900 12,981,600 13,937,500
Prime agricultural land at the begining of the reporting period (acres) 792,200 733,600 691,700 806,500
Forest land converted to developed land (acres) 3,200 1,200 NA 19,700
Other rural land converted to developed land (acres) NA 2,000 NA 6,000
Total surface area (acres) 54,338,900 54,338,900 54,338,900 54,338,900

 


Census of Agriculture

  2002 2007 2012
Farms 15,282 16,700 18,027
Land in farms (acres) 11,731,228 11,094,700 10,974,396
Total land area (acres) 52,571,936 52,553,947 52,604,070
Principal operators 15,282 16,700 18,027
Total operators 23,788 26,424 28,844
Principal operators 34 and younger 924 1,018 1,158
Principal operators 65 and older 4,029 5,255 6,158
Land owned by principal operators 65 and older (acres) 1,584,616 2,723,622 2,997,658
Beginning farmers 4,740 4,306 4,324
Market value of agricultural products sold ($1,000) 1,115,898 1,415,678 1,816,147

Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement Programs

For summaries of PACE activity by state, use the links for the downloadable table or most recent fact sheets on the national statistics page under Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement Programs.


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