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Land Use-Value Assessment Commissioner's Survey

Agriculture
Publication

Results of the 2022 Virginia’s Land Use-Value Assessment Program Survey

December 7, 2022
Starting in 2003, SLEAC began conducting a survey every ten years among all commissioners of revenues and relevant constitutional officers in every locality to study the procedures and implementation used for the land use-value assessment program...

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Horticulture
Publication

Results of the 2022 Virginia Land Use-Value Assessment Program Survey Appendix

December 7, 2022

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Presentation

Virginia Association of Assessing Officers (VAAO) Educational Seminar

July 12, 2022
Title: Land Use-Value Assessment Survey

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Forest
Publication

Results of the 2012 Agricultural and Horticultural Use-Value Taxation Program Survey

2012
To assist in determining the full range of procedures and implementation of the use-value taxation program, a survey of all Constitutional officials in all jurisdictions with use-value was conducted during October and November 2003...

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2017 Census of Agriculture

Presentation

Virginia Association of Assessing Officers (VAAO) Educational Seminar

July 10, 2019
Title: 2017 Agricultural Census

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Publication

Use-Value Assessment Estimates and the 2017 Agricultural Census: Jurisdictional Changes in Harvested and Composite Farm Acreage from 2012 to 2017

June 17, 2019
A jurisdiction’s “Composite Farm” is the basis of all estimates of each Agricultural and Horticultural values presented to the State Land Evaluation and Advisory Council (SLEAC). The Composite Farm is updated every 5 years when the results of the Agricultural Census...

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Fair Market Value

Publication

Agricultural Land Sales in Virginia: 2019-2020

May 14, 2024
This report succeeds the “Agricultural Land Sales in Virginia” report (Kayser et al. 2022) analyzing agricultural land1 sales in the Commonwealth of Virginia from 2010 through 2018 (the “2018 Report”). Similar to its predecessor, this report provides insight into agricultural land sales in the Commonwealth from 2019 through 2020 and summarizes the averages of market-based agricultural land transactions at the multicounty district and statewide levels.

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Presentation

Visualizing the Impact of Growth in Virginia

June 1, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed where Americans live. To assess the impact of growth and sprawl in Virginia we evaluate trends across the Commonwealth of Virginia from 2010 through 2020, with particular focus on population growth, per capita income, employment, and land use.

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Agricultural Land Sales in Virginia: 2010-2018

April 1, 2022
This report provides new insight into agricultural land values in the Commonwealth of Virginia from 2010 through 2018. The graphs and data tables summarize the averages of market-based agricultural land transactions at the multicounty district and at the statewide levels. Several areas of the state experienced particularly high farmland price appreciation during the study period....

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Presentation

Virginia Association of Assessing Officers (VAAO) Educational Seminar

July 14, 2021
Title: Agricultural Land Sales in Virginia

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Methods and Procedures

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2022 NASS Cropland and Pastureland Rental Rates

May 13, 2024
Last August, USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released cash rental rates for irrigated and non-irrigated cropland and pastureland for Virginia counties and cities. Listed is 2022 rental rates by jurisdiction for irrigated and non-irrigated cropland, and for pastureland.

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Agriculture
Publication

2020 NASS Cropland and Pastureland Rental Rates

July 2, 2021
USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) has released 2020 cash rental rates for irrigated and non-irrigated cropland and pastureland for Virginia counties and cities. Provided below are: Table 1 – 2020 rental rates by jurisdiction for irrigated and non-irrigated cropland and pastureland Table 2 – Combined counties rates by crop reporting district...

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Presentation

Virginia Association of Assessing Officers (VAAO) Educational Seminar

July 15, 2020
Title: Agricultural and Horticultural Use-Value Estimates in Virginia

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