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National Resources Inventory

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2012 National Resources Inventory

 

  1997-2002 2002-2007 2007-2012 1982-2012
Agricultural land converted to developed land (acres) 123,300 92,400 79,800 554,500
Agricultural land at the beginning of the reporting period (acres) 32,702,900 32,402,400 32,193,500 33,549,300
Prime agricultural land at the beginning of the reporting period (acres) 12,906,500 12,802,400 12,734,500 13,165,800
Forest land converted to developed land (acres) 42,000 36,500 31,900 152,400
Other rural land converted to developed land (acres) 2,300 4,200 4,300 13,600
Total surface area (acres) 44,738,100 44,738,100 44,738,100 44,738,100

Census of Agriculture

  2002 2007 2012
Farms 83,300 86,565 80,245
Land in farms (acres) 33,661,826 35,087,269 34,356,110
Total land area (acres) 43,946,916 43,905,445 43,901,399
Principal operators 83,300 86,565 80,245
Total operators 121,266 131,232 121,603
Principal operators 34 and younger 5,005 5,614 5,425
Principal operators 65 and older 24,145 28,686 28,247
Land owned by principal operators 65 and older (acres) 8,640,591 10,377,020 9,957,805
Beginning farmers 26,880 25,686 19,873
Market value of agricultural products sold ($1,000) 4,456,404 5,806,061 7,129,584

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