A number of different types of agricultural statistics are collected to determine the status of land or water resources, economic factors, or farming practices. Questions often arise as to the differences in statistics between one source and another. Following are brief comparisons of the most commonly cited statistics.
Due to the definition of terms and data collection methods, statistics for irrigated land, urbanization, or other factors vary substantially. Please email FMMP if you are working with this data and have specific questions.