Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in Michigan

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in Michigan

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

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

1Filter strips21,20918.3%
2State acres for wildlife enhancement20,32917.5%
3Grass plantings - introduced14,58712.6%
4Wetland restoration - non-floodplain13,59211.7%
5Grass plantings - native8,1767.0%
6Wildlife habitat6,6895.8%
7CRP grasslands - introduced grasses6,3785.5%
8Pollinator habitat5,4864.7%
9Wetland restoration - floodplain3,8573.3%
10Existing grass3,8243.3%
11Tree plantings - softwoods2,6472.3%
12Tree plantings - hardwoods1,8381.6%
13Field windbreaks1,5631.3%
14Riparian buffers1,3631.2%
15Existing trees1,2431.1%
16Shallow water for wildlife1,1411.0%
17Wildlife food plots5660.5%
18Upland bird habitat buffers4550.4%
19Grass waterways3930.3%
20Marginal pasture buffers - wetland2240.2%
21Wetland restoration2060.2%
22Wildlife corridors1790.2%
23Farmable wetland program - buffer45< 0.1%
24Diversions and erosion control structures40< 0.1%
25Rare and declining habitat35< 0.1%
26Shelterbelts21< 0.1%
27Farmable wetland program - wetland19< 0.1%
28Living snow fences11< 0.1%
29Marginal pasture buffers - wildlife4< 0.1%
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 Total Acres116,104 

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2022
1Huron County, Michigan$12,051,111
2Lenawee County, Michigan$11,054,293
3Tuscola County, Michigan$10,357,707
4Hillsdale County, Michigan$9,025,733
5Saginaw County, Michigan$8,696,871
6Gratiot County, Michigan$3,908,295
7Arenac County, Michigan$3,766,400
8Bay County, Michigan$3,675,758
9Sanilac County, Michigan$3,431,059
10Midland County, Michigan$3,100,131
11Branch County, Michigan$2,538,495
12Monroe County, Michigan$2,476,479
13Barry County, Michigan$2,330,440
14Ionia County, Michigan$1,990,709
15Clinton County, Michigan$1,898,810
16Calhoun County, Michigan$1,550,778
17Isabella County, Michigan$1,355,123
18Eaton County, Michigan$1,288,474
19Shiawassee County, Michigan$1,130,773
20Gladwin County, Michigan$1,084,370
21Cass County, Michigan$855,351
22Allegan County, Michigan$833,698
23Saint Joseph County, Michigan$810,777
24Van Buren County, Michigan$734,720
25Berrien County, Michigan$490,539
26Montcalm County, Michigan$490,345
27Chippewa County, Michigan$435,504
28Jackson County, Michigan$414,316
29Kent County, Michigan$379,379
30Lapeer County, Michigan$361,120
31Washtenaw County, Michigan$329,054
32Mecosta County, Michigan$260,036
33Clare County, Michigan$241,024
34Genesee County, Michigan$175,081
35Kalamazoo County, Michigan$173,732
36Mason County, Michigan$166,367
37Ottawa County, Michigan$160,773
38Oceana County, Michigan$140,963
39Iosco County, Michigan$127,782
40Ingham County, Michigan$100,113
41Saint Clair County, Michigan$87,442
42Ogemaw County, Michigan$86,442
43Muskegon County, Michigan$78,033
44Newaygo County, Michigan$74,044
45Osceola County, Michigan$64,142
46Presque Isle County, Michigan$63,327
47Mackinac County, Michigan$57,699
48Missaukee County, Michigan$51,962
49Luce County, Michigan$32,242
50Grand Traverse County, Michigan$31,073
51Livingston County, Michigan$28,543
52Wexford County, Michigan$15,853
53Schoolcraft County, Michigan$11,666
54Lake County, Michigan$7,833
55Cheboygan County, Michigan$7,209
56Oscoda County, Michigan$6,870
57Leelanau County, Michigan$5,079
58Benzie County, Michigan$4,130
59Antrim County, Michigan$3,271
60Delta County, Michigan$3,240
61Menominee County, Michigan$2,347
62Kalkaska County, Michigan$2,278
63Manistee County, Michigan$2,155
64Alpena County, Michigan$1,693
65Dickinson County, Michigan$990
66Ontonagon County, Michigan$290
67Alcona County, Michigan$269
68Marquette County, Michigan$80
69Houghton County, Michigan$30
70Wayne County, Michigan$0
71Keweenaw County, Michigan$0
72Roscommon County, Michigan$0
73Otsego County, Michigan$0
74Oakland County, Michigan$0
75Montmorency County, Michigan$0
76Macomb County, Michigan$0
77Iron County, Michigan$0
78Gogebic County, Michigan$0
79Emmet County, Michigan$0
80Crawford County, Michigan$0
81Charlevoix County, Michigan$0
82Baraga County, Michigan$0
83Alger County, Michigan$0
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Michigan, 2022

Land in Michigan, 2022

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:45,581
Total Acres in Farms:9,472,069
Cropland Acres:7,515,740
Permanent pasture and rangeland:294,958
Woodland Acres:1,011,905

Livestock in Michigan, 2022

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 17,234,017
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold12,609,876
Hogs and pigs inventory1,262,145
Cattle and calves inventory1,116,557
Sheep and lambs inventory84,596

Crops in Michigan, 2022


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