Having access to affordable farmland is key for producers, as real estate is the most common source of collateral in farm-related loans. Forested land is also a key driver for decision-making throughout the state.

Have you ever wondered how many acres of Oregon's agricultural land is irrigated? Or how cash rent values have changed since 2020?

This collection of articles, resources, and interpretive blog posts from OSU agricultural economists answers these questions and more, and provides valuable insight into current statistics and trends.

The OSU Applied Economics Outreach blog offers even more information on land use, including farmland, forestland, and specialty crop economics.

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