Search for Maps, Reports, and Data

​​​​​​Available information includes:

  • Metadata
  • Historic data summaries
  • Farmland Conversion Reports

  • Biennial land use conversion tables
  • Soil units qualifying for Prime Farmland or Farmland of Statewide Importance
  • GIS Data as Map and Feature Services
  • GIS Data as downloadable ESRI Shapefiles​, zipped by update year, from 1984 to the 2018 update currently in progress 
  • Online Tools​
  • Note: PDF maps are currently unavailable. Information on using the CIFF application to obtain Important Farmland data is available.
​​​The county links below provide current FMMP information; older information of some format types may only be available by contacting FMMP via email

Note: Base year of mapping for most counties is 1984. Counties which were added at a later date are: Butte (1988), Colusa (1986), Kern (1988), Lake (1996), Mendocino (2006), Sacramento (1988), San Joaquin (1990), Siskiyou (1986), Sutter (1988), Tulare (1986), and Yuba (1988).

Some files on this site are in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) or compressed (ZIP) format.  Utilities to read both are freely available on the internet.  Spreadsheet information is formatted in Excel 2016 for Windows. ​

Please contact FMMP via email or at 916-324-0850 if you have additional questions.​​

Copyright and Usage Restrictions:

The following information applies to all of the maps produced by the Farmland Mapping and Monitoring Program:

© Department of Conservation, Farmland Mapping and Monitoring Program, 1984-2018. 
The Department of Conservation makes no warranties as to the suitability of this product for any particular purpose.
Publication and/or use of this information at scales greater than 1:100,000 is considered to be an enlargement.

If you publish the Important Farmland data in any form, please cite the Program!  Thank you again for your interest. See Map Categories, Criteria, and Data​ page for citation example.