Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in Indiana

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in Indiana

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2021

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

1State acres for wildlife enhancement56,15326.2%
2Filter strips42,13019.7%
3Grass waterways17,4248.1%
4Grass plantings - introduced16,8707.9%
5Tree plantings - hardwoods11,7065.5%
6Grass plantings - native11,5515.4%
7Bottomland hardwood trees9,5754.5%
8Upland bird habitat buffers9,2914.3%
9Wetland restoration - non-floodplain8,1063.8%
10Wildlife habitat5,8572.7%
11Pollinator habitat5,3132.5%
12Riparian buffers4,5852.1%
13Wetland restoration - floodplain3,9401.8%
14Existing grass3,9371.8%
15Rare and declining habitat1,9620.9%
16Existing trees1,3220.6%
17Field windbreaks1,0650.5%
18Wetland restoration9450.4%
19Shallow water for wildlife8560.4%
20Farmable wetland program - buffer4680.2%
21Wildlife food plots2960.1%
22Farmable wetland program - wetland2660.1%
23Tree plantings - softwoods2540.1%
24Marginal pasture buffers - wildlife87< 0.1%
25CRP grasslands - introduced grasses54< 0.1%
26CRP grasslands - native grasses46< 0.1%
27Marginal pasture buffers - wetland42< 0.1%
28Wildlife corridors22< 0.1%
29Contour grass strips21< 0.1%
30Farmable wetland program - constructed wetlands19< 0.1%
31Shelterbelts17< 0.1%
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 Total Acres214,150 

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2020
1Starke County, Indiana$9,062,782
2Montgomery County, Indiana$5,320,947
3Warren County, Indiana$5,313,840
4Pulaski County, Indiana$5,003,174
5Jasper County, Indiana$4,642,270
6Wabash County, Indiana$3,798,162
7Kosciusko County, Indiana$3,744,170
8Putnam County, Indiana$3,501,946
9Benton County, Indiana$3,473,228
10Knox County, Indiana$3,462,824
11Miami County, Indiana$3,459,684
12De Kalb County, Indiana$3,416,453
13Cass County, Indiana$3,402,027
14Pike County, Indiana$3,042,046
15Huntington County, Indiana$2,969,243
16Lawrence County, Indiana$2,863,171
17Fountain County, Indiana$2,852,193
18Jay County, Indiana$2,834,020
19Allen County, Indiana$2,573,733
20Jackson County, Indiana$2,430,806
21Noble County, Indiana$2,427,633
22Wayne County, Indiana$2,411,991
23Parke County, Indiana$2,406,365
24Newton County, Indiana$2,401,088
25White County, Indiana$2,379,748
26Fulton County, Indiana$2,374,339
27Decatur County, Indiana$2,149,466
28Orange County, Indiana$2,139,699
29Ripley County, Indiana$2,126,134
30Steuben County, Indiana$2,053,730
31Tippecanoe County, Indiana$2,051,234
32Bartholomew County, Indiana$1,962,128
33La Porte County, Indiana$1,930,038
34Washington County, Indiana$1,923,957
35Carroll County, Indiana$1,781,920
36Marshall County, Indiana$1,753,655
37Sullivan County, Indiana$1,591,542
38Vermillion County, Indiana$1,538,334
39Owen County, Indiana$1,484,438
40Daviess County, Indiana$1,386,116
41Whitley County, Indiana$1,384,713
42Greene County, Indiana$1,324,456
43Adams County, Indiana$1,288,955
44Grant County, Indiana$1,287,772
45Delaware County, Indiana$1,215,684
46Vigo County, Indiana$1,209,320
47Howard County, Indiana$1,199,552
48Dubois County, Indiana$1,198,819
49Randolph County, Indiana$1,195,104
50Madison County, Indiana$1,161,416
51Blackford County, Indiana$1,155,713
52Jennings County, Indiana$1,149,609
53Clinton County, Indiana$1,126,366
54Wells County, Indiana$1,118,759
55Warrick County, Indiana$1,087,882
56Spencer County, Indiana$1,052,013
57Fayette County, Indiana$945,376
58Franklin County, Indiana$931,628
59Morgan County, Indiana$883,011
60Tipton County, Indiana$874,454
61Gibson County, Indiana$851,131
62Saint Joseph County, Indiana$847,456
63Porter County, Indiana$841,169
64Boone County, Indiana$837,768
65Harrison County, Indiana$816,755
66Lake County, Indiana$810,452
67Clay County, Indiana$803,354
68Scott County, Indiana$788,698
69Henry County, Indiana$773,467
70Posey County, Indiana$756,022
71Perry County, Indiana$696,766
72Martin County, Indiana$679,393
73Hendricks County, Indiana$674,703
74Hamilton County, Indiana$650,369
75Rush County, Indiana$584,084
76Johnson County, Indiana$557,520
77Crawford County, Indiana$556,734
78Monroe County, Indiana$516,651
79Vanderburgh County, Indiana$513,786
80Union County, Indiana$446,845
81Lagrange County, Indiana$417,108
82Switzerland County, Indiana$391,178
83Elkhart County, Indiana$352,274
84Jefferson County, Indiana$347,894
85Shelby County, Indiana$281,448
86Clark County, Indiana$178,182
87Hancock County, Indiana$131,491
88Brown County, Indiana$102,688
89Floyd County, Indiana$72,483
90Dearborn County, Indiana$58,634
91Marion County, Indiana$15,887
92Ohio County, Indiana$4,688
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Indiana, 2017

Land in Indiana, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:56,649
Total Acres in Farms:14,969,996
Cropland Acres:12,909,673
Permanent pasture and rangeland:508,735
Woodland Acres:1,034,784

Livestock in Indiana, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold44,862,510
Layers inventory 26,354,377
Hogs and pigs inventory4,004,388
Cattle and calves inventory844,187
Sheep and lambs inventory62,085

Crops in Indiana, 2017


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