DOAG: Public Act 490 Land Values - text version

Public Act 490 Land Values - text version

2010 Recommended Land Use Values

Effective October 1, 2010*

Land Type: Tillable A

State Wide $2,400 per acre
River Valley $2,800 per acre

Land Type: Tillable B

State Wide $1,600 per acre
River Valley $2,000 per acre

Land Type: Tillable C
State Wide $400 per acre
River Valley $1,100 per acre

Land Type: Tillable D
State Wide $225 per acre
River Valley $600 per acre

Orchard E
State Wide $750 per acre
River Valley $750 per acre

Permanent Pasture F
State Wide $90 per acre
River Valley $90 per acre

Swamp/Ledge/Scrub G
State Wide $40 per acre
River Valley $40 per acre

Forest/Woodland
State Wide $130 per acre
River Valley $130 per acre

 

The following towns are considered River Valley municipalities:

Bloomfield, Cromwell, East Granby, East Hartford, East Windsor, Ellington, Enfield, Glastonbury, Granby, Manchester, Portland, Rocky Hill, Simsbury, Somers, South Windsor, Suffield, Vernon, West Hartford, Wethersfield, Windsor, and Windsor Locks.

 

Land Classifications:

Tillable A Excellent.  Light, well drained, sandy loams, typically flat or level, no stones. 

    Shade tobacco, nursery, some cropland.

 

Tillable B Very Good.  Light, well drained, sandy loams, typically level to slightly rolling, may have some stones. 

    Binder tobacco, vegetables, potatoes, some cropland.

 

Tillable C Very Good to Good.  Quite level.  Moderate heavier soils, level to rolling, may have stones. 

    Corn silage, hay, vegetables, potatoes, cropland.

 

Tillable D Good to Fair.  Heavier soils, maybe sloped and hilly, stones and seasonal wetness may be limiting factors.  Moderate to considerable slope. 

    Hay, corn silage, rotation pasture, cropland.

 

Orchard Fruit orchard.  May include grapes and berries.

 

Pasture Permanent Pasture, unmanaged pasture, not tilled, grazing.  May be heavier soils too wet or stony to till for crops, may be wooded area, Christmas trees.

 

Swamp/Ledge/Scrub Lands Wetlands, ledge outcroppings.  Non-farmable areas that also make up the farm unit.

 

Woodland, Forest Forestland associated with the farm unit.  Non farmable areas that also make up the farm unit.