Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in Michigan

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in Michigan

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2021

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, 2017-2021

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2020
1Lenawee County, Michigan$8,234,976
2Huron County, Michigan$8,035,447
3Tuscola County, Michigan$6,921,068
4Hillsdale County, Michigan$6,213,530
5Saginaw County, Michigan$6,084,523
6Gratiot County, Michigan$2,803,305
7Arenac County, Michigan$2,652,952
8Bay County, Michigan$2,562,655
9Sanilac County, Michigan$2,403,397
10Midland County, Michigan$2,160,789
11Branch County, Michigan$1,773,307
12Monroe County, Michigan$1,659,494
13Barry County, Michigan$1,605,377
14Clinton County, Michigan$1,344,154
15Ionia County, Michigan$1,303,494
16Calhoun County, Michigan$1,047,042
17Isabella County, Michigan$964,525
18Eaton County, Michigan$927,315
19Shiawassee County, Michigan$813,093
20Gladwin County, Michigan$751,304
21Cass County, Michigan$600,922
22Allegan County, Michigan$583,242
23Saint Joseph County, Michigan$563,561
24Van Buren County, Michigan$520,843
25Montcalm County, Michigan$368,481
26Berrien County, Michigan$346,585
27Jackson County, Michigan$302,936
28Kent County, Michigan$260,273
29Lapeer County, Michigan$253,817
30Washtenaw County, Michigan$231,504
31Mecosta County, Michigan$173,437
32Chippewa County, Michigan$173,371
33Clare County, Michigan$170,092
34Iosco County, Michigan$129,801
35Genesee County, Michigan$129,364
36Ottawa County, Michigan$120,512
37Kalamazoo County, Michigan$114,133
38Mason County, Michigan$113,840
39Oceana County, Michigan$96,080
40Ingham County, Michigan$67,235
41Ogemaw County, Michigan$65,058
42Saint Clair County, Michigan$57,205
43Muskegon County, Michigan$55,976
44Newaygo County, Michigan$53,916
45Osceola County, Michigan$48,061
46Presque Isle County, Michigan$46,949
47Missaukee County, Michigan$37,620
48Grand Traverse County, Michigan$22,970
49Mackinac County, Michigan$21,104
50Livingston County, Michigan$19,740
51Luce County, Michigan$15,369
52Wexford County, Michigan$11,572
53Oscoda County, Michigan$5,496
54Lake County, Michigan$5,463
55Antrim County, Michigan$2,630
56Leelanau County, Michigan$2,435
57Benzie County, Michigan$2,370
58Alpena County, Michigan$1,761
59Cheboygan County, Michigan$1,632
60Kalkaska County, Michigan$1,520
61Manistee County, Michigan$1,157
62Menominee County, Michigan$692
63Ontonagon County, Michigan$290
64Alcona County, Michigan$270
65Marquette County, Michigan$80
66Dickinson County, Michigan$62
67Houghton County, Michigan$30
68Schoolcraft County, Michigan$0
69Wayne County, Michigan$0
70Roscommon County, Michigan$0
71Keweenaw County, Michigan$0
72Otsego County, Michigan$0
73Oakland County, Michigan$0
74Montmorency County, Michigan$0
75Macomb County, Michigan$0
76Iron County, Michigan$0
77Gogebic County, Michigan$0
78Emmet County, Michigan$0
79Delta 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, 2017

Land in Michigan, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:47,641
Total Acres in Farms:9,764,090
Cropland Acres:7,924,480
Permanent pasture and rangeland:341,391
Woodland Acres:975,652

Livestock in Michigan, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 15,074,549
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold8,868,690
Hogs and pigs inventory1,236,567
Cattle and calves inventory1,201,383
Sheep and lambs inventory89,270

Crops in Michigan, 2017


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