ERIC Number: ED297184
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Major Statistical Series of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Volume 6: Land Values and Land Use. Agriculture Handbook No. 671.
Barnard, Charles H.; Hexem, Roger
This volume describes how the statistical series on agricultural land values and on acreages of cropland and other land in the United States are constructed and used. It identifies sources of current and historical data and information used in constructing the series. The first section examines agricultural land values and rents, including farmland values, agricultural rents, transactions, U.S. Department of Agriculture Farmland Value Surveys, and the June Enumerative Survey. The second section covers land use--definitions, sources of data, and major uses of land. A list of 41 references is included in the report. (KC)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Citations (References), Cost Indexes, Income, Information Sources, Land Use, Research Methodology, Statistics
National Technical Information Service, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, VA 22161.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Economic Research Service (USDA), Washington, DC.