Through the National Agricultural Imagery Program (NAIP), the Farm Service Agency collects
color imagery used to monitor U.S. Department of Agriculture farm
programs. Other organizations and citizens use NAIP photos for countless other
Twenty-eight agricultural counties in southern Minnesota were flown in June-August 2002. The resulting 1-meter resolution imagery was orthorectified. The original files are in GeoTIFF format; the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - St. Paul District has created two versions of those images in MrSID format.