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RCA Report - Interactive Data Viewer

    This site supports the Soil and Water Resources Conservation Act (RCA) by providing data from a variety of sources, including data on the status and trends of natural resources, conservation efforts (funding and conservation practices applied), and the agricultural sector. Reports can be created at the State, Regional, or National level.

    Watershed Boundary Dataset (WBD)

      The Watershed Boundary Dataset (WBD) from The National Map (TNM) defines the perimeter of drainage areas formed by the terrain and other landscape characteristics.

      Honey

        This file contains the annual report of the number of colonies producing honey, yield per colony, honey production, average price, price by color class and value; honey stocks by state and U.S. from Sep 24, 1976 to Mar 22, 2017. Beginning with this publication, new tables have been added with estimates on expenditures, incomes, and other data related to beekeeping.

        Cost of Pollination

          The Cost of Pollination survey, conducted annually in all 50 states, collects information on acreage pollinated, colonies used, and dollars spent for a variety of 33 different crops. The target population for Cost of Pollination estimate program is all farms and ranches with at least one acre of a crop determined to be potentially pollinated by honey bees (Apis). Includes current and previous year data on cost of pollination as downloadable zipped CSV files for crop categories Tree Nuts, Tree Fruit, Citrus, Melons, Berries, Other fruit, Vegetables, and Other crops, detailing Paid Pollinated Acres, Price per Acre, Colonies Used, Price per Colony, and Total Value of Pollination by region.

          USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map (PHZM)

            The 2012 USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map (PHZM) is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. The map is based on the average annual minimum winter temperature, divided into 10-degree F zones. For the first time, the map is available as an interactive GIS-based map, for which a broadband Internet connection is recommended, and as static images for those with slower Internet access. Users may also simply type in a ZIP Code and find the hardiness zone for that area. No posters of the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map have been printed. But state, regional, and national images of the map can be downloaded and printed in a variety of sizes and resolutions.