This layer shows the estimated agricultural use of pesticide compounds for counties in the contiguous lower 48 states. Total pesticide use was calculated per area and for area in agricultural land. Additional layers for glyphosate, metolachlor, atrazine, acetochlor, 2,4-D were also calculated and available in the maproom as separate layers!
This layer displays the value of agricultural products sold directly for human consumption. This figure includes sales from roadside stands, farmers’ markets, pick-your-own sites, etc.
This layer displays the number of farms in each state and county.
This layer displays the average farm income in each state and county.
This layer displays the top commodity produced in each state and county by sales.
This layer displays information about the characteristics of farms and ranches in the United States. Information is based on the US Department of Agriculture’s 2017 Census of Agriculture.
This layer displays information about proprietor employment (or self employment) and income by county. Average measures of income are calculated as the total proprietor income of an area divided by the estimated number of proprietors within the area. Percentages are calculated by dividing the estimated proprietor employment by the total employment in an area. Information used in this map layer is acquired from the US Bureau of Economic Analysis Regional Economic Accounts: Economic Profile (CA30).