Maps and Data

Standard Map Products
Important Farmland Maps

Color maps are available at a scale of 1:100,000 or 1:120,000.  Published on a county basis. 

Full size PDF versions of the maps are available.

Digital spatial data (GIS)Download data directly to GIS systems. For information on FTP site structure, please enter via the 
FTP Readme page.  Don't forget the metadata!
California Important Farmland Finder (CIFF)An online tool  for accessing the latest map and statistical data. Search by county, address, zip code, lat/long coordinates, or the geolocate function on your mobile device. Users can place points, create buffers, digitize areas of interest, and obtain Important Farmland acreages.
Important Farmland in California, 2014

Color map showing current land use within the FMMP survey area, available in four sizes, is available on our FTP site (PDF).
Regional maps 

2014 maps of the San Joaquin Valley and Southern California depicting urban change from 1984-2014 are now available.
Maps are available on our FTP site (PDF, 6 to 18 MB).  Formatted for 36" plotter. 
 Other Map Products

Map enlargements


The CIFF online tool   (see above) can be used to locate your area of interest and obtain Important Farmland acreages.

The county PDF maps posted on the FTP site can also be used for zooming in and printing your area of interest.

Survey Area MapIndicates extent of FMMP mapping in 49 counties.
Online Map Tools


Important Farmland Time Series

An online tool  to view the Important Farmland map data as a time series, from 1984 to the present.
Map and Feature Services
Map and Feature Services of the Important Farmland data are available for direct connection within DOC Maps. Instructions to access these services are available, as well.