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Table 2. Environmental Indicators of Pesticide Leaching and Runoff

Table 2. Source of county estimates of acres planted for 12 crops, 1960-97.

 
  Published County NASS data Estimates derived from state data and county shares
  Years Number of states Years Number of states
Barley 1972-97 36 1960-71 38
    1987-97 2
Corn 1972-97 41 1960-71 47
    1972-97 5
Cotton 1972-97 18 1960-71 18
Oats 1973-97 32 1960-72 43
    1973-86 20
    1987-97 2
Peanuts 1972-97 8 1960-71 10
    1972-97 2
Potatoes 1983-96 15 1960-82 48
    1983-97 12
    1997 36
Rice 1972-97 6 1960-71 6
Sorghum 1972-97 23 1960-71 23
Soybeans 1972-97 29 1960-71 30
    1972-97 1
Sugarbeets 1977-97 15 1960-76 16
Tobacco 1972-97 15 1960-71 18
1972-85 1 1986-97 1
Wheat 1972-97 42 1960-71 42

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