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Agriculture - South Bend-Elkhart

USDA Soil Survey

To use the web soil survey tool, first define your Area of Interest: on the AOI tab, choose Indiana from the dropdown menu, then select the county from the list. (Alternatively, you can draw an AOI on the map.) 

Then use the Soil Map and Soil Data Explorer tabs to find the information you need. NOTE: reports display below the map and may require scrolling down the page.

Food and Agriculture issues in the United States

2014 Article with graphs based on USDA data, explaining a variety of Food and Agriculture issues in the United States. Topics include Food production, The Economics of Farming, Food, Policy, and Health, Regional Food Preferences, How America Drinks.

Food Deserts

Food desert map