US farming - top states with agricultural cropland
Total agricultural cropland across the US is 396 million acres which includes:
- harvested cropland of 320 million acres
- pastured cropland of 13 million acres and
- other cropland of 63 million acres, including idle cropland of 36 million acres, cropland where all crops failed (9 million acres) and cultivated land left fallow of 17 million acres.
- United States Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service, https://www.nass.usda.gov/Publications/AgCensus/2017/