Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in Louisiana

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in Louisiana

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

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

1Wetland restoration - non-floodplain70,84125.9%
2Wetland restoration - floodplain68,22025.0%
3Bottomland hardwood trees49,42118.1%
4Wildlife habitat32,35411.8%
5Tree plantings - softwoods17,2066.3%
6Tree plantings - hardwoods11,5624.2%
7Tree plantings - longleaf pine6,0272.2%
8Existing trees5,0811.9%
9Riparian buffers3,4901.3%
10Farmable wetland program - aquaculture wetlands3,2211.2%
11CRP grasslands - introduced grasses1,2170.4%
12Grass plantings - native1,1410.4%
13Grass plantings - introduced5860.2%
14Wildlife food plots5070.2%
15State acres for wildlife enhancement4760.2%
16Shallow water for wildlife4480.2%
17Existing grass3690.1%
18Farmable wetland program - wetland3350.1%
19Filter strips2610.1%
20Marginal pasture buffers - wetland176< 0.1%
21CRP grasslands - native grasses165< 0.1%
22Wetland restoration101< 0.1%
23Upland bird habitat buffers80< 0.1%
24Longleaf pine34< 0.1%
25Pollinator habitat22< 0.1%
26Grass waterways2< 0.1%
27Farmable wetland program - constructed wetlands1< 0.1%
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 Total Acres273,337 

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2022
1Concordia Parish, Louisiana$22,367,404
2West Carroll Parish, Louisiana$16,361,455
3Tensas Parish, Louisiana$14,233,181
4Franklin Parish, Louisiana$13,753,504
5Madison Parish, Louisiana$13,613,908
6Catahoula Parish, Louisiana$13,494,026
7Richland Parish, Louisiana$11,111,661
8Caldwell Parish, Louisiana$8,075,088
9East Carroll Parish, Louisiana$7,899,730
10Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana$6,313,593
11Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$6,054,768
12Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana$4,139,604
13Rapides Parish, Louisiana$1,894,009
14Red River Parish, Louisiana$1,794,456
15Ouachita Parish, Louisiana$1,750,679
16Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana$1,433,000
17Evangeline Parish, Louisiana$815,840
18Beauregard Parish, Louisiana$722,356
19Grant Parish, Louisiana$489,870
20East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$481,014
21West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$354,807
22La Salle Parish, Louisiana$155,261
23De Soto Parish, Louisiana$89,621
24Caddo Parish, Louisiana$82,580
25Jefferson Davis, Louisiana$80,546
26Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana$71,437
27Allen Parish, Louisiana$69,660
28Vernon Parish, Louisiana$62,904
29Washington Parish, Louisiana$62,340
30Bossier Parish, Louisiana$61,419
31Saint Helena Parish, Louisiana$47,301
32Iberville Parish, Louisiana$38,559
33Winn Parish, Louisiana$33,610
34Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana$17,210
35Sabine Parish, Louisiana$8,360
36East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$7,596
37Bienville Parish, Louisiana$4,569
38West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$1,431
39Acadia Parish, Louisiana$1,416
40Iberia Parish, Louisiana$565
41Livingston Parish, Louisiana$242
42Cameron Parish, Louisiana$0
43Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana$0
44Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana$0
45Union Parish, Louisiana$0
46Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$0
47Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana$0
48Webster Parish, Louisiana$0
49Assumption Parish, Louisiana$0
50Ascension Parish, Louisiana$0
51Claiborne Parish, Louisiana$0
52Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana$0
53Saint John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana$0
54Saint James Parish, Louisiana$0
55Saint Charles Parish, Louisiana$0
56Jackson Parish, Louisiana$0
57Lafayette Parish, Louisiana$0
58Lafourche Parish, Louisiana$0
59Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana$0
60Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana$0
61Lincoln Parish, Louisiana$0
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Louisiana, 2022

Land in Louisiana, 2022

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:25,006
Total Acres in Farms:7,986,381
Cropland Acres:4,303,687
Permanent pasture and rangeland:1,440,261
Woodland Acres:1,300,657

Livestock in Louisiana, 2022

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold135,838,909
Layers inventory 3,336,175
Cattle and calves inventory730,491
Sheep and lambs inventory14,200
Hogs and pigs inventory5,124

Crops in Louisiana, 2022


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