Cropland Data Layer 2017, Minnesota

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Cropland Data Layer (CDL) is a raster, geo-referenced, crop-specific land cover data layer. <br/><br/>This is the 2017 NASS USDA CDL dataset for Minnesota. The dataset was clipped and downloaded using the USDA NASS CropScape online web application: http://nassgeodata.gmu.edu/CropScape/<br/><br/>The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) did minimal processing on this dataset to make more useful for Minnesota-specific work. The lineage section describes these steps taken, but the full description of the Cropland Data Layer can be found in the <a href="ftp://ftp.gisdata.mn.gov/pub/gdrs/data/pub/us_mn_state_mda/agri_cropland_data_layer_2017/metadata/metadata_mn14.htm">NASS USDA Metadata</a>.

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Last Updated March 24, 2018, 10:02
Created March 24, 2018, 10:02
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dsMetadataUrl ftp://ftp.gisdata.mn.gov/pub/gdrs/data/pub/us_mn_state_mda/agri_cropland_data_layer_2017/metadata/metadata.html
dsModifiedDate 2018-03-24 01:22:03
dsOriginator National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
dsPurpose The purpose of the Cropland Data Layer Program is to use satellite imagery to (1) provide acreage estimates to the Agricultural Statistics Board for the state's major commodities and (2) produce digital, crop-specific, categorized geo-referenced output products.

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