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Rank
Indicator
11
Land use patterns
 
Used by:
Willapa Alliance
Data source:
Tice and Forrest(1990),WA Conservation Needs Committee; Pacific County Regional Plan Council
 
Keywords: conservation, ecosystem, environment, farm, farm land, habitat, impervious surfaces, land, land use, open space, residential, roads, urbanization, wetlands
 
 
10
Agricultural land loss / total arable land
 
Used by:
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Data source:
Region of H-W, Environment Department
 
Keywords: agriculture, conservation, construction, development, environment, farm land, food, impervious surfaces, land, land use, property value, real estate, soil, urbanization
 
 
10
Total area in significant land-use categories
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Various provincial government departments involved in land management
 
Keywords: biodiversity, environment, farm land, forest, land use, wetlands, wilderness
 
 
10
Acres of cropland that have been converted to developed land
 
Used by:
Interagency Working Group on Sustainable Development Indicators (IWGSDI)
Data source:
US Department of Agriculture
 
Keywords: agriculture, cropland, development, environment, farm land, land use, sprawl
 
 
9
Acres under integrated pest management
 
Used by:
United States EPA Region 3 - Chesapeake Bay Program Office
Data source:
States of MD, VA, and PA
 
Keywords: agriculture, chemicals, cropland, environment, farm, farm land, farming, land use, natural, organic, toxics
 
 
8
Soil erosion per acre of cropland
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
US Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service
 
Sustainable Seattle
King County Division of Metropolitan Services
 
Keywords: agriculture, cropland, environment, erosion, farm, farm land, soil, soil conservation, topsoil, vegetation
 
 
8
Sales of locally produced food at farmers market
 
Comment: May not capture all of the sales of locally produced food. Does not include information on amount of sales of non-locally produced food as comparison.
 
Used by:
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Data source:
Olympia Farmers Market
 
Keywords: agriculture, economy, farm, food, local capital, local production, resource use, sales
 
 
8
Area used for organic agriculture / area used for chemical intensive agriculture
 
Used by:
Sustainability Institute - Balaton Group
Data source:
Proposed
 
Keywords: agriculture, cropland, environment, farm, farm land, land use, organic, soil, toxics
 
 
8
Proportion of original agricultural land reserve (ALR) still designated ALR
 
Used by:
City of Richmond
Data source:
BC Agricultural Land Commission, 1998
 
Keywords: agriculture, conservation, environment, farm, farm land, farming, land use, preservation
 
 
8
Average soil erosion on cultivated cropland as a proportion of tolerable rate
 
Used by:
Interagency Working Group on Sustainable Development Indicators (IWGSDI)
Data source:
US Department of Agriculture
 
Keywords: agriculture, cropland, environment, erosion, farm, farm land, soil, soil conservation
 
 
7
Energy and machinery expenses as percent of gross farm income
 
Used by:
Land Stewardship Project
Data source:
Income tax forms
 
Keywords: cost, economy, efficiency, energy, farm, finance, income
 
 
6
Annual acreage in field crops
 
Used by:
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Data source:
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Wentworth Office
 
Keywords: agriculture, crops, economy, farm, farming, food, land use, resource use
 
 
6
Feed production and use balance
 
Used by:
Land Stewardship Project
Data source:
Income tax forms
 
Keywords: agriculture, cost, economy, efficiency, farm, farming, food, resource use
 
 
6
Number of commercial crop varieties
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Alberta Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development; Alberta Department of Environmental Protection
 
Keywords: agriculture, crops, diversity, economic security, economy, farm, food
 
 
5
Farm acreage
 
Comment: The figure of $1,000 has been in use since 1974 and has not been adjusted for inflation.
 
Used by:
Sustainable Seattle
Data source:
1992 US Census of Agriculture, 1987 & 1992 WA Agricultural Statistics, National Agricultural Statistics Service
 
Keywords: agriculture, economy, environment, farm, farming, food, land use, resource use, resources
 
 
5
Amount of road salt used on rural regional roads
 
Comment: Weather considerations influence salt use.
 
Used by:
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Data source:
Region of Hamilton Wentworth, Transportation Department
 
Keywords: agriculture, cropland, environment, farm, roads, rural, salt, soil, surface water
 
 
4
Agricultural employment
 
Comment: Does not measure proportion of local produce sold for consumption within Fife, nor what proportion of food consumed in Fife is of locally produced food.
 
Used by:
Fife Regional Council
Data source:
The Scottish Environment, HMSO, 1993, The Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture
 
Keywords: agriculture, economy, employment, farming, jobs
 
 
3
Number participating in Environmental Farm Plan Program
 
Used by:
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Data source:
Ontario Environmental Farm Plan Program; Ontario Soil & Crop Improvement Association
 
Keywords: adult, agriculture, awareness, education, enrollment, environment, farm, participation, pollution prevention
 
 
2
Agriculture value added as a percent of gross sales
 
Used by:
Maine Development Foundation
Data source:
US Department of Agriculture; Maine Farm Indicators
 
Keywords: agriculture, economy, farming, finance, food, sales, value-added