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Tabular data for selected items from the Census of Agriculture for the period 1950-2017 for counties in the conterminous United States


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Falcone, J.A., 2020, Tabular data for selected items from the Census of Agriculture for the period 1950-2017 for counties in the conterminous United States: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


This product provides tabular data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Census of Agriculture for selected items for the period 1950-2017 for counties in the conterminous United States. Data from 1950-2012 are taken from LaMotte (2015) and 2017 data are retrieved from the USDA QuickStats online tool. Data which are withheld in the Census of Agriculture are filled with estimates. The data include crop production values for 12 commodities (for example, corn in bushels), land use values for 7 land use types (for example, acres of total cropland), and 9 values for livestock types (for example, number of hogs and pigs). The data are largely intended as a 2017 update to the LaMotte dataset for items of research interest. LaMotte, [...]


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James Falcone
Originator :
James Falcone
Metadata Contact :
James Falcone
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
SDC Data Owner :
Earth System Processes Division
USGS Mission Area :
Water Resources

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livestock_beefcows1950-2017.txt 287.79 KB text/plain
livestock_broilers1950-2017.txt 253.65 KB text/plain
livestock_chickens1950-2017.txt 298.07 KB text/plain
livestock_hogs1950-2017.txt 272.01 KB text/plain
livestock_horses1950-2017.txt 237.55 KB text/plain
livestock_milkcows1950-2017.txt 247.19 KB text/plain
livestock_othercows1950-2017.txt 297.46 KB text/plain
livestock_sheep1950-2017.txt 243.53 KB text/plain
livestock_turkeys1950-2017.txt 200.72 KB text/plain
lu_harvcropland1950-2017_acres.txt 331.59 KB text/plain
lu_hayalf1950-2017_acres.txt 255.97 KB text/plain
lu_hayall1950-2017_acres.txt 298.86 KB text/plain
lu_pasturedcropland1950-2017_acres_method_change_2007.txt 300.26 KB text/plain
lu_soybeans1950-2017_acres.txt 230.5 KB text/plain
lu_totalcropland1950-2017_acres.txt 341.29 KB text/plain
lu_totalpastureland1950-2017_acres.txt 333.39 KB text/plain
Original FGDC Metadata

29.64 KB application/fgdc+xml
prod_barley1950-2017_bu.txt 228.64 KB text/plain
prod_corngrain1950-2017_bu.txt 335.91 KB text/plain
prod_cornsilage1950-2017_gtons.txt 263.06 KB text/plain
prod_cotton1950-2017_bales.txt 175.24 KB text/plain
prod_dbeans1950-2017_cwt.txt 160.3 KB text/plain
prod_hayalf1950-2017_dtons.txt 270.74 KB text/plain
prod_oats1950-2017_bu.txt 280.11 KB text/plain
prod_rice1950-2017_cwt.txt 152.33 KB text/plain
prod_sorghumgrain1950-2017_bu.txt 219.57 KB text/plain
prod_sorghumsilage1950-2017_gtons.txt 191.05 KB text/plain
prod_soybeans1950-2017_bu.txt 269.61 KB text/plain
prod_wheat1950-2017_bu.txt 306.03 KB text/plain


The data are intended primarily as ancillary information for water quality studies being performed as part of the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) National Water Quality Project (NWQP).



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DOI doi:10.5066/P9S4WQHU

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