Business / Agriculture / Forestland: A classification of land use in the Natural Resources Inventory (NRI). It includes areas where trees cover at least 10% of the land and must be at least an acre in size. Forestland was found on 395 million acres, almost 30% of all private lands, in the 1992 NRI.

Prime Farmland

Business / Agriculture / Prime Farmland: Land that is best suited to and available for the production of food, feed, forage, fiber, and oilseed crops. It can be cropland, pastureland, rangeland, forestland, or other land. It has the soil qua MORE

Granger-Thye Act Of 1950

Business / Agriculture / Granger-Thye Act Of 1950: P.L. 81-478 (April 24, 1950) established a new direction for some aspects of National Forest System management: authorized the use of grazing fee receipts for rangeland improvement: authorized the For MORE