Tag:landuse=farmyard

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Public-images-osm logo.svg landuse = farmyard
Farmyard.jpg
Description
Area of land with farm buildings (farmhouse, sheds, stables, barns, etc.) Edit or translate this description.
Group: Landuse
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
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An area of land with farm buildings like farmhouse, dwellings, farmsteads, sheds, stables, barns, equipment sheds, feed bunkers, etc. plus the open space in between them and the shrubbery/trees around them. These areas are often fenced in, and may include fenced livestock feed lots. (American English: barnyard)

When to use landuse=farmland or landuse=meadow instead

landuse=farmland is used for farm land. The land (fields) around the farm yard. Areas used for tillage and pasture. Wide open space for growing crops or grazing animals. Also see landuse=meadow for pasture used for livestock grazing, and hay meadows. In contast, buildings for keeping animals, or crop supplies would typically be part of a farmyard tagged landuse=farmyard.

Landuse=farmland.jpg

How to map

Draw an area around the whole area of the farmyard, and add the tag landuse=farmyard.

Optionally add:

  • name=*
  • operator=*
  • farmyard=* - to specify a particular type of a farmyard, e.g. a feedlot for livestock.

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Possible Tagging Mistakes

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If you know places with this tag, verify if it could be tagged with another tag.
Automated edits are strongly discouraged unless you really know what you are doing!