USDA Releases the 2012 Cropland Data Layer – CropScape

The 2012 cropland data layer (CDL) product for the Continental United States (CONUS) was released as CropScape ( on January 31, 2013. This categorized geospatial product at 30m resolution is produced by U. S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service from satellite observation data and ground truth data. CropScape was developed in cooperation with the Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems at George Mason University, Fairfax, Va. See more details HERE