Announcement1: The 2012 national
CDL was released @ 30m Jan. 31, 2013.
portal at http://nassgeodata.gmu.edu/CropScape
to visualize, interact, and download the CDL.
2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 CDL's & the 2012
Confidence Layer & the 2012 Cultivated Layer from National
Downloads. Warning many file sizes > 2gb.
in .PDF format.
from USDA Blog by Rick Mueller Bringing
Life through Satellite Imagery Posted 5/1/13.
from IGARSS 2012 Conference by Claire Boryan, Zhengwei Yang, and Liping
Cover Data Sets Using USDA National Agricultural
Statistics Service Historic Cropland Data Layers. Posted 10/24/12.
from Agricultural Systems by Dave Johnson A
of annually tilled cropland within the conterminous
United States. Posted 10/24/12.
from the Wisconsin State Cartographers Office by Lee Ebinger 133
the US Department of Agriculture solved a complex
cartographic design problem. Posted 4/25/12.
from June 2012, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture by Weiguo Han,
Zhengwei Yang, Liping Di, and Richard Mueller CropScape:
based application for exploring and disseminating US
conterminous geospatial cropland data products for decision support.
Report to Congress on the Implementation of The E-Government Act of
2002/Department of Agriculture CropScape
and Agriculture. Posted 4/9/12.
Data in CropScape. Posted 2/15/12.
from August 2011 GeoCarto Intl by Claire Boryan, Zhengwei Yang, Rick
Mueller, and Mike Craig Monitoring
US Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural
Statistics Service, Cropland Data Layer Program. Posted 1/30/2012.
USDA Blog USDA
States’ Entry into the Open Government Partnership.
USDA Blog Farm
the Rise, Now Let’s Connect. Posted 8/16/2011.
September 14, 2011 the CropScape-Cropland
Team received a group achievement award at the
63rd Annual USDA Secretary's Honor Awards. Posted 9/15/11.
USDA Blog New
Now Available. Posted 1/11/2011.
releases the new CDL visualization portal CropScape.
Geospatial Data Service. Posted 1/10/2011.
products are downloadable from the Geospatial Data Gateway. Instructions for
downloading from the Data
posted. Please note all historical CDL products created
for one state are delivered via one download.
from November 2010, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing by
David M. Johnson and Richard Mueller titled "The
For questions and/or comments please contact the Geospatial Information Branch.