Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in Arkansas

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in Arkansas

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2021

Conservation practices installed on CRP acres, cumulative, as of January 2020, Arkansas

1Riparian buffers50,02923.2%
2Wetland restoration - floodplain43,75520.3%
3Wetland restoration - non-floodplain26,31712.2%
4State acres for wildlife enhancement18,3668.5%
5Bottomland hardwood trees16,9777.9%
6Tree plantings - softwoods15,2787.1%
7Tree plantings - hardwoods12,3345.7%
8Existing trees7,3893.4%
9Filter strips4,3662.0%
10Existing grass3,7731.7%
11Grass plantings - introduced3,5681.7%
12Upland bird habitat buffers3,1931.5%
13Grass plantings - native3,1561.5%
14Marginal pasture buffers - wetland2,7061.3%
15Farmable wetland program - aquaculture wetlands2,0130.9%
16Wildlife habitat1,5400.7%
17Shallow water for wildlife4610.2%
18Wildlife food plots2720.1%
19Marginal pasture buffers - wildlife2600.1%
20CRP grasslands - native grasses60< 0.1%
21Wildlife corridors53< 0.1%
22Pollinator habitat50< 0.1%
23Wetland restoration21< 0.1%
24Grass waterways5< 0.1%
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 Total Acres215,932 

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2020
1Jefferson County, Arkansas$8,189,525
2Arkansas County, Arkansas$5,690,931
3Chicot County, Arkansas$4,732,400
4White County, Arkansas$4,645,458
5Jackson County, Arkansas$4,392,239
6Prairie County, Arkansas$4,210,148
7Lonoke County, Arkansas$4,060,882
8Cross County, Arkansas$3,786,319
9Crittenden County, Arkansas$2,749,308
10Desha County, Arkansas$2,558,094
11Lincoln County, Arkansas$2,253,925
12Ashley County, Arkansas$2,084,236
13Woodruff County, Arkansas$1,752,659
14Drew County, Arkansas$1,585,165
15Clay County, Arkansas$1,511,453
16Independence County, Arkansas$1,399,665
17Monroe County, Arkansas$1,326,139
18Yell County, Arkansas$1,254,435
19Saint Francis County, Arkansas$1,175,965
20Pulaski County, Arkansas$980,018
21Phillips County, Arkansas$922,191
22Lawrence County, Arkansas$886,174
23Greene County, Arkansas$803,643
24Poinsett County, Arkansas$779,812
25Lee County, Arkansas$648,308
26Craighead County, Arkansas$594,955
27Pope County, Arkansas$410,778
28Miller County, Arkansas$377,669
29Mississippi County, Arkansas$281,304
30Faulkner County, Arkansas$263,011
31Perry County, Arkansas$241,883
32Clark County, Arkansas$162,920
33Crawford County, Arkansas$146,792
34Randolph County, Arkansas$131,131
35Hempstead County, Arkansas$124,913
36Conway County, Arkansas$80,865
37Nevada County, Arkansas$71,998
38Franklin County, Arkansas$58,103
39Dallas County, Arkansas$45,152
40Scott County, Arkansas$42,618
41Calhoun County, Arkansas$38,864
42Sharp County, Arkansas$33,599
43Little River County, Arkansas$31,633
44Ouachita County, Arkansas$28,847
45Sevier County, Arkansas$23,974
46Madison County, Arkansas$23,817
47Washington County, Arkansas$20,740
48Cleburne County, Arkansas$19,308
49Boone County, Arkansas$19,089
50Carroll County, Arkansas$18,024
51Bradley County, Arkansas$16,005
52Baxter County, Arkansas$15,936
53Searcy County, Arkansas$15,590
54Cleveland County, Arkansas$11,090
55Johnson County, Arkansas$10,488
56Logan County, Arkansas$8,202
57Benton County, Arkansas$7,116
58Montgomery County, Arkansas$6,331
59Fulton County, Arkansas$4,500
60Hot Spring County, Arkansas$3,533
61Stone County, Arkansas$3,224
62Izard County, Arkansas$456
63Garland County, Arkansas$374
64Grant County, Arkansas$99
65Saline County, Arkansas$86
66Union County, Arkansas$0
67Van Buren County, Arkansas$0
68Marion County, Arkansas$0
69Lafayette County, Arkansas$0
70Sebastian County, Arkansas$0
71Newton County, Arkansas$0
72Polk County, Arkansas$0
73Howard County, Arkansas$0
74Pike County, Arkansas$0
75Columbia County, Arkansas$0
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Arkansas, 2017

Land in Arkansas, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:42,625
Total Acres in Farms:13,888,929
Cropland Acres:7,825,947
Permanent pasture and rangeland:3,188,973
Woodland Acres:2,370,481

Livestock in Arkansas, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold1,066,200,182
Layers inventory 12,285,533
Cattle and calves inventory1,759,375
Hogs and pigs inventory130,774
Sheep and lambs inventory22,620

Crops in Arkansas, 2017


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