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agricultural land
Subject Category
A Farms and Farming Systems
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
Land used primarily for the production of farm commodities. The categories of "agricultural land" are: cropland and pasture; orchards, groves, vineyards, bush fruits, and horticultural areas (such as nurseries); feeding operations; and other.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/5367.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/5367
Used For
farm land
farmed land
farmland
Broader Term
Farms and Farming Systems
land
Narrower Term
cropland
farm area
fields
pastures
plantations
Related Term
agricultural landscapes
agricultural runoff
agriculture
common land unit
Conservation Security Program
Environmental Quality Incentives Program
farmland preservation
Farmland Protection Program
farms
foodshed
land retirement
land use
Spanish
terreno agrícola
Term Number
5367