Estimating Available Abandoned Cropland in the United States: Possibilities for Energy Crop Production

This collection of data was used in the preparation of a study on abandoned cropland in the United States. Abandoned cropland (ACL) is often cited as a land resource upon which to produce energy crops while reducing the negative impacts of broad scale energy crop production; for example, carbon emissions from land-cover change and competition with food production. In contrast to marginal land which refers to a set of biophysical and economic criteria usually imposed...
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