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​​​​​​​Farmland Mapping and Monitoring Program

The Farmland Mapping and Monitoring Program (FMMP) produces maps and statistical data used for analyzing impacts on California’s agricultural resources. Agricultural land is rated according to soil quality and irrigation status; the best quality land is called Prime Farmland. The maps are updated every two years with the use of a computer mapping system, aerial imagery, public review, and field reconnaissance.

Documenting Changes in Agricultural Land Use Since 1984

2015 Farmland Conversion Report Cover Image 

Division of Land Resource Protection 

Division of Land Resource Protection