Cropland Use Has Declined 11% Since 1949 – USDA

🕔Dec 27, 2017Land use and land-use change have important economic and environmental implications for commodity production and trade, soil and water conservation, and other policy issues. Changes in land use occur for […]

New Map of Worldwide Croplands Supports Food and Water Security

🕔Nov 14, 2017A new map was released today detailing croplands worldwide in the highest resolution yet, helping to ensure global food and water security in a sustainable way. The map establishes that there are […]

Land Tug-O-War: Pasture Values Increase, Cropland Declines – DTN

🕔Nov 23, 2015Landowners may be paying a price for pursuing the golden temptress of commodities. Where the allure of $8-a-bushel corn led to tilled-up pastures and torn-down fences, remorse seems to be […]

Kansas: Cropland Conversion Could Be Troublesome for Conservation

🕔Oct 2, 2015Federal agricultural and energy policies introduced as part of the biofuels boom of the late 2000s may have had adverse effects on conservation, according to a recent study from the […]

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