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The 1997 Census of Agriculture is the first census conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Agricultural statistics are used by government, businesses, and other institutions. Federal, State, and local agencies use data for planning rural development, extension work, and agricultural research. The census is the only source of detailed, complete, consistent agricultural data for each county; it also includes such data for the States and the United States.

All documents are in PDF format with a filesize ≤1MB unless otherwise stated.

1997 Census

Information about the 1997 Census

The 1997 Census of Agriculture is the first census conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

The census of agriculture is taken to obtain agricultural statistics for each county, State, and the Nation. This census is the leading source of statistics about the Nation's agricultural production and the only source of consistent, comparable data at the county, State, and national levels. Census statistics are used by Congress to develop and change farm programs, study historical trends, assess current conditions, and plan for the future. Private industry uses census statistics to provide a more effective production and distribution system for the agricultural community.

AC97-A - Geographic Area Series, United States and States

United States [4.7MB]
Alabama [3.9 MB]
Alaska [2.2 MB]
Arizona [2.7 MB]
Arkansas [5.3 MB]
California [4.2 MB]
Colorado [3.8 MB]
Connecticut [2.4 MB]
Delaware [2.8 MB]
Florida [4.0 MB]
Georgia [7.6 MB]
Hawaii [2.2 MB]
Idaho [3.4 MB]
Illinois [4.5 MB]
Indiana [4.4 MB]
Iowa [4.4 MB]
Kansas [4.6 MB]
Kentucky [5.1 MB]

Louisiana [3.7 MB]
Maine [2.6 MB]
Maryland [2.8 MB]
Massachusetts [2.4 MB]
Michigan [4.4 MB]
Minnesota [4.4 MB]
Mississippi [3.9 MB]
Missouri [4.9 MB]
Montana [3.7 MB]
Nebraska [5.8 MB]
Nevada [2.7 MB]
New Hampshire [2.3 MB]
New Jersey [2.7 MB]
New Mexico [3.2 MB]
New York [3.7 MB]
North Carolina [4.6 MB]
North Dakota [3.7 MB]
Ohio [4.3 MB]

Oklahoma [4.1 MB]
Oregon [3.4 MB]
Pennsylvania [3.9 MB]
Puerto Rico [4.4 MB]
Rhode Island [2.1 MB]
South Carolina [3.3 MB]
South Dakota [3.9 MB]
Tennessee [4.3 MB]
Texas (Part A) [3.9 MB]
Texas (Part B) [4.4 MB]
Utah [3.1 MB]
Vermont [2.4 MB]
Virginia [4.5 MB]
Washington [4.4 MB]
West Virginia [4.4 MB]
Wisconsin [4.2 MB]
Wyoming [2.8 MB]


AC97-S-2 - Subject Series, Vol. 2. Part 2. Ranking of States and Counties [1.2 MB]

1992 Census

Geographic Area Series

United States [13 MB]
Alabama [9.3 MB]
Alaska [4 MB]
Arizona [5.4 MB]
Arkansas [9.7 MB]
California [10 MB]
Colorado [8.8 MB]
Connecticut [5.1 MB]
Delaware [4.6 MB]
Florida [9.3 MB]
Georgia [14 MB]
Guam
Hawaii [4.4 MB]
Idaho [7.8 MB]
Illinois [12 MB]
Indiana [11 MB]
Iowa [12 MB]
Kansas [12 MB]
Kentucky [13 MB]

Louisiana [8.8 MB]
Maine [5.5 MB]
Maryland [6.2 MB]
Massachusetts [5.2 MB]
Michigan [11 MB]
Minnesota [11 MB]
Mississippi [9.9 MB]
Missouri [13 MB]
Montana [8.5 MB]
Nebraska [11 MB]
Nevada [5.3 MB]
New Hampshire [4.8 MB]
New Jersey [6.0 MB]
New Mexico [6.9 MB]
New York [9 MB]
North Carolina [12 MB]
North Dakota [8.7 MB]
Ohio [11 MB]

Oklahoma [10 MB]
Oregon [7.5 MB]
Pennsylvania [9.7 MB]
Puerto Rico [4.6 MB]
Rhode Island [4.7 MB]
South Carolina [7.7 MB]
South Dakota [9.4 MB]
Tennessee [11 MB]
Texas (Part A) [11 MB]
Texas (Part B) [11 MB]
Utah [6.5 MB]
Vermont [5.1 MB]
Virgin Islands
Virginia [11 MB]
Washington [7.6 MB]
West Virginia [7.5 MB]
Wisconsin [10 MB]
Wyoming [5.8 MB]


Subject Series

Vol. 2. Coverage Evaluation - Vol. 2, Coverage Evaluation

Vol. 2. Part 3. Ranking of States and Counties [2.5MB]

Vol. 2. Part 4 - History - Vol. 2, Part 4, History [1 MB]

Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey: 1994

Introductory Text and General Explanation [PDF]

Tables

  1. Irrigated Farms in the Censuses of Agriculture: 1992 and Earlier Censuses
  2. Irrigated Farms by Acres Irrigated: 1994 and 1988
  3. Land Use: 1994 and 1988
  4. Land Irrigated by Method of Water Distribution: 1994 and 1988
  5. Land Irrigated by Sprinkler Systems: 1994 and 1988
  6. Land Irrigated by Gravity Flow Systems: 1994 and 1988
  7. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied Using Only One Method of Distribution: 1994 and 1988
  8. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied Using Only Sprinkler Systems to Distribute Water: 1994 and 1988
  9. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied Using Only Gravity Flow Systems to Distribute Water: 1994 and 1988
  10. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied by Source: 1994 and 1988
  11. Irrigation by Estimated Quantity of Water Applied: 1994 and 1988
  12. Irrigation Wells on Farms: 1994 and 1988
  13. Irrigation Wells Used on Farms by Pumping Depth: 1994 and 1988
  14. Irrigation Pumps on Farms: 1994 and 1988
  15. Irrigation Pumps on Farms for Wells: 1994 and 1988
  16. Irrigation Pumps on Farms Other Than Well Pumps: 1994 and 1988
  17. Energy Expenses for On-Farm Pumping of Irrigation Water by Type of Energy: 1994 and 1988
  18. Investment in Irrigation Equipment, Facilities, and Land Improvement: 1994 and 1988
  19. Expenses for Maintenance and Repairs of Irrigation Equipment and Facilities: 1994 and 1988
  20. Irrigation Water From Off-Farm Suppliers: 1994 and 1988
  21. Farms With Diminished Crop Yields Resulting From Irrigation Interruption by Cause: 1994 and 1988
  22. Selected Crops Harvested From Irrigated Farms: 1994 and 1988
  23. Estimated Quantity of Water Applied and Method of Distribution by Selected Crops: 1994 and 1988
  24. Application of Chemicals in Irrigation Water and Times Irrigated by Selected Crops: 1994 and 1988
  25. Other Uses of Irrigation Water: 1994 and 1988
  26. Irrigated Farms by Farm Size: 1994 and 1988
  27. Irrigated Farms by Standard Industrial Classification: 1994 and 1988
  28. Irrigated Farms by Market Value of Agricultural Products Sold: 1994 and 1988
  29. Methods Used in Deciding When to Irrigate: 1994 and 1988
  30. Water Management Practices for Operations Using Gravity Flow Systems: 1994 and 1988
  31. Irrigators Participating in Federal Commodity Programs and/or Making Special Provisions for Wildlife Habitat: 1994 and 1988
  32. Energy and/or Water Conservation Improvements: 1994 and 1988
  33. Barriers to Making Improvements to Reduce Energy or Conserve Water: 1994 and 1988
  34. Sources of Irrigation Information Used to Reduce Irrigation Costs or Conserve Water: 1994 and 1988
  35. Discontinuance of All Irrigation Since 1992 by Reason: 1994

Maps (not available online)

  1. Water Resources Areas of the United States: 1994
  2. Annual Percent of Normal Precipitation, Jan - Dec 1994

For further information on table and map availability call 1-800-523-3215, fax 301/763-8315

Appendix - Report Form [PDF]


Additional Information on Agriculture Statistics

Need a Census Bureau report in printed form? Print-on-demand reports available from the Marketing Services Office at (301) 763-(INFO (4636).


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