Search for Maps, Reports, and Data

The links below provide FMMP information; some older information types may only be available in hardcopy format. Base year mapping for most counties is 1984.


Available information includes:

  • GIS data and metadata-​​​​Note: Beginning with the 2014 update cycle, FMMP
    GIS data is posted in NAD83 (older GIS data, 1984-2012, remains in NAD 27)

  • Biennial land use conversion tables

  • Historic data summaries

  • Field analyst reports

  • Soil units qualifying for Prime Farmland or Farmland of Statewide Importance

Full size county PDF maps are available, beginning with 2006 data.  These large maps are formatted to print on 36" plotters, or zoom in to your area of interest for greater detail.  Individual counties may consist of one to three map sheets; PDF files may be up to 7 MB in size.  Files are posted on our FTP site as they become available. Please see the FTP Readme page for more information.


Available information includes:

  1. The sources of urban land,
  2. Irrigated farmland changes aside from urbanization, and
  3. Net change in irrigated land
  • Biennial Statewide Conversion table

Note: 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 2000 for Windows.  Geographic information on the FTP site is posted in ESRI Shape File (SHP) format, with metadata in HTML format.


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