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					Table 7.

Land Use: 1997, 1992, and 1987
All farms 1997 number acres farms acres farms acres 9 101 832 600 8 594 7 485 322 928 396 187 Percent of total in 1997 100.0 100.0 91.4 71.5 81.3 58.3 62.1 36.1 13.4 5.7 6.9 7.3 5.2 4.4 1.5 .7 .7 .1 32.6 7.7 20.3 5.5 6.9 1.6 3.6 .7 1.5 .3 12.3 2.9 43.9 16.1 8.6 1.7 38.5 14.4 15.4 4.1 71.5 8.3 (X) (X) 3 68 2 63 1992 9 079 847 595 8 623 7 491 221 466 149 518 1987 9 032 894 426 8 642 7 484 268 534 288 805

[For meaning of abbreviations and symbols, see introductory text]

Farms Land in farms Total cropland Harvested cropland Farms by acres harvested: 1 to 49 acres 1 to 9 acres 10 to 19 acres 20 to 29 acres 30 to 49 acres 50 to 99 acres 100 to 199 acres 200 to 499 acres 500 to 999 acres 1,000 acres or more 1,000 to 1,999 acres 2,000 acres or more Cropland used only for pasture or grazing Other cropland Cropland in cover crops, legumes, and soil improvement grasses, not harvested and not pastured Cropland on which all crops failed Cropland in cultivated summer fallow Cropland idle

5 651 3 282 1 222 518 629 664 477 397 140 67 60 7 farms acres farms acres farms acres farms acres farms acres farms acres farms acres farms acres farms acres farms acres farms acres farms acres 2 64 1 45 971 364 851 377

5 243 2 913 1 112 573 645 722 554 434 142 54 50 4 160 563 140 385

5 160 2 708 1 174 580 698 868 620 475 137 28 25 3 3 72 2 84 057 785 302 944

629 13 471 329 5 722 134 2 296 1 116 23 888 3 991 134 374 785 14 123 3 501 120 251 1 34 6 68 400 506 509 792

789 18 122 370 5 599 146 4 136 1 255 35 528 4 074 134 438 925 13 650 3 502 120 788 1 30 6 58 424 838 203 853

828 27 027 352 5 329 97 2 558 1 469 50 030 4 117 152 454 956 20 356 3 524 132 098 1 34 6 64 536 849 498 589 26 (D)

Total woodland Woodland pastured Woodland not pastured

Pastureland and rangeland other than cropland and woodland pastured Land in house lots, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Land under Conservation Reserve or Wetlands Reserve Programs1
1Data

107 2 425

98 3 579

for 1987 are for Conservation Reserve Program only.

1997 CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE STATE DATA
USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service

NEW JERSEY

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