Sustainability

“Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators 2019” Report Takes Deep Dive into U.S. Farms and Farm Productivity

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) released its Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators, 2019 report on May 7.

The report, which describes trends in economic, resource, and environmental indicators in the U.S. agriculture sector, is divided into three main sections. In the first segment, “Farms and Farm Productivity,” ERS examines various aspects of U.S. farms, including farm numbers and size; major land uses in the U.S.; farmland values; farmland ownership and tenure; agricultural productivity and sources of growth in the U.S. farm sector; and agricultural research and development.

To access the report, please click here. “Farms and Farm Productivity” begins on page 1.

USSEC Staff Writer
USSEC Staff Writer

Staff Writer

USSEC

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