Table Lu01: Land use estimates from Conservation Needs Inventory data

Table Lu01: Land use estimates from Conservation Needs Inventory data (USDA 1982).
  Cropland Pasture Forest Other Urban Federal Water
Total Acres 817,660 195,760 64,840 41,300 40,100 1,500 3,640
Total (%) 70 17 6 4 3 0 0
Iowa Total (%) 49 13 2 2 2 0 0
Missouri Total (%) 21 4 4 2 1 0 0
Iowa Total (%)* 73 19 2 3 3 0 0
Missouri Total (%)* 65 13 13 6 3 0 0
Bottom land Total (%) 87 4 7 2 0 0 0

*percents indicate total for each within that states portion of the basin.

Key Messages: 
Conservation pays by enriching our economy and quality of life.