San Mateo County | Prime Soils
All land which qualifies for rating as Class I or Class II in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Lan Use Compatibility Classification, as well as Class III lands capable of growing artichokes or Brussels sprouts.
All land which qualifies for rating 80-100 in the Storie Index Rating.
Land which supports livestock use for the production of food and fiber, and which has an annual carrying capacity equivalent to at least one animal unit per acre as defined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Land planted with fruit or nut bearing trees, vines, bushes, or crops which have a non-bearing period of less than five years and which normally return during the commercial bearing period on an annual basis from the production of unprocessed agricultural pland production not less than $200 per acre.
Land which has returned from the production of an unprocessed agricultural plant product on an annual value that is not less than $200 per acre within three of the five previous years.