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Census of Agriculture and National Resources Inventory Comparisons (Table)

Census of Agriculture and National Resources Inventory Comparisons for Comparable Cropland and Conservation Reserve Program Statistics, 1997

 
State Cropland Conservation Reserve Program1
  Census of Agriculture NRI Percent Difference Census of Agriculture NRI Percent Difference
Harvested Cropland Other Cropland Total Total Cropland
(1,000 acres)   (1,000 acres)  
AL 2,077 532 2,609 2,954 11.7% 416.1 522.0 20.3%
AR 7,666 389 8,054 7,625 -5.6% 169.1 230.4 26.6%
AZ 970 192 1,161 1,212 4.2% - - 0
CA 8,543 1,015 9,558 9,635 0.8% 226.5 172.8 -31.1%
CO 5,897 3,912 9,809 8,770 -11.9% 1,567.5 1,889.9 17.1%
CT 141 13 154 204 24.8% 4.0 - -100.0%
DE 467 10 476 485 1.7% 2.2 0.9 -144.4%
FL 2,436 309 2,744 2,752 0.3% 125.9 119.9 -5.0%
GA 3,763 525 4,288 4,757 9.9% 453.6 594.5 23.7%
HI 100 150 250 246 -1.6% - - 0
IA 23,323 1,497 >24,821 25,310 1.9% 1,707.9 1,739.4 1.8%
ID 4,479 1,014 >5,492 5,517 0.5% 705.4 784.8 10.1%
IL 22,274 821 23,095 24,011 3.8% 657.7 726.0 9.4%
IN 11,717 511 12,228 13,407 8.8% 364.2 377.6 3.5%
KS 19,839 6,747 26,587 26,524 -0.2% 2,493.6 2,849.0 12.5%
KY 4,679 769 5,448 5,178 -5.2% 330.4 332.2 0.5%
LA 3,883 608 4,491 5,659 20.6% 158.0 140.3 -12.6%
MA 169 15 184 277 33.5% 2.7 - -100.0%
MD 1,382 83 1,465 1,616 9.4% 25.5 19.2 -32.8%
ME 403 72 475 413 -15.1% 22.2 29.7 25.3%
MI 6,725 686 7,411 8,540 13.2% 287.1 321.4 10.7%
MN 18,969 1,525 20,493 21,414 4.3% 1,264.9 1,544.0 18.1%
MO 12,449 1,533 13,982 13,751 -1.7% 1,476.6 1,606.1 8.1%
MS 4,339 485 4,823 5,352 9.9% 572.6 798.8 28.3%
MT 9,400 6,622 16,022 15,171 -5.6% 2,635.1 2,720.7 3.1%
NC 4,234 492 4,726 5,639 16.2% 133.3 131.4 -1.4%
ND 20,438 5,153 25,591 25,004 -2.3% 2,538.3 2,802.3 9.4%
NE 17,551 2,702 20,253 19,469 -4.0% 1,181.8 1,245.1 5.1%
NH 102 9 111 134 17.6% 2.7 - -100.0%
NJ 485 45 531 589 9.9% 2.4 0.6 -300.0%
NM 1,080 513 1,593 1,875 15.0% 428.4 467.1 8.3%
NV 526 61 587 701 16.3% - 2.4 100.0%
NY 3,717 373 4,090 5,417 24.5% 84.8 54.1 -56.7%
OH 9,901 593 10,493 11,627 9.8% 350.1 323.7 -8.2%
OK 8,462 1,401 9,864 9,737 -1.3% 955.3 1,137.7 16.0%
OR 3,155 1,222 4,377 3,762 -16.3% 492.7 482.6 -2.1%
PA 4,015 337 4,351 5,471 20.5% 93.4 90.3 -3.4%
RI 19 2 21 22 2.8% - - 0
SC 1,655 299 1,954 2,574 24.1% 218.2 262.5 16.9%
SD 14,285 2,768 17,053 16,738 -1.9% 1,454.3 1,685.9 13.7%
TN 4,064 560 4,624 4,644 0.4% 335.3 373.9 10.3%
TX 19,608 6,135 25,742 26,938 4.4% 3,418.3 3,905.5 12.5%
UT 1,108 404 1,512 1,679 10.0% 228.7 216.2 -5.8%
VA 2,521 282 2,803 2,918 3.9% 90.7 70.7 -28.3%
VT 466 20 486 607 19.9% 8.3 - -100.0%
WA 4,896 2,515 7,410 6,656 -11.3% 931.7 1,016.8 8.4%
WI 8,625 769 9,394 10,613 11.5% 593.7 660.9 10.2%
WV 622 57 679 864 21.5% 7.8 - -100.0%
WY 1,744 487 2,231 2,174 -2.6% 229.6 246.7 6.9%
Nation2 309,396 57,283 366,678 376,998 2.7% 29,489.1 32,696.0 9.8%

Sources: 1997 Census of Agriculture and the 1997 National Resources Inventory, revised December 2000.
1Census of Agriculture definition includes Conservation Reserve Program and Wetlands Reserve Program.
2 Sum of state acres does not equal the national total. Census of Agriculture includes Alaska in national total, NRI does not at this time. NRI includes Puerto Rico in national total,Census of Agriculture does not.