Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in Mississippi

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in Mississippi

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2021

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

1Tree plantings - softwoods189,74232.1%
2Riparian buffers151,81525.7%
3Existing trees66,70611.3%
4Bottomland hardwood trees59,46310.1%
5Tree plantings - hardwoods27,4724.7%
6Grass plantings - introduced21,4543.6%
7Wetland restoration - floodplain20,8523.5%
8State acres for wildlife enhancement11,7162.0%
9Farmable wetland program - aquaculture wetlands11,1821.9%
10Existing grass8,9241.5%
11Tree plantings - longleaf pine6,2821.1%
12Filter strips4,2240.7%
13Wildlife habitat2,2920.4%
14Grass plantings - native2,1590.4%
15Wildlife food plots1,6550.3%
16Wetland restoration - non-floodplain1,3800.2%
17Upland bird habitat buffers1,3760.2%
18Shallow water for wildlife470< 0.1%
19CRP grasslands - introduced grasses421< 0.1%
20Farmable wetland program - buffer157< 0.1%
21CRP grasslands - native grasses156< 0.1%
22Longleaf pine134< 0.1%
23Farmable wetland program - wetland40< 0.1%
24Marginal pasture buffers - wildlife39< 0.1%
25Marginal pasture buffers - wetland38< 0.1%
26Wildlife corridors35< 0.1%
27Grass waterways20< 0.1%
28Contour grass strips17< 0.1%
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 Total Acres590,210 

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2020
1Yazoo County, Mississippi$15,426,202
2Panola County, Mississippi$11,190,573
3Quitman County, Mississippi$10,623,361
4Calhoun County, Mississippi$7,970,044
5Tallahatchie County, Mississippi$7,765,492
6Holmes County, Mississippi$7,399,948
7Leflore County, Mississippi$6,711,185
8Chickasaw County, Mississippi$6,310,795
9Madison County, Mississippi$5,743,036
10Sharkey County, Mississippi$5,228,096
11Carroll County, Mississippi$4,789,078
12Coahoma County, Mississippi$4,100,703
13Hinds County, Mississippi$4,096,211
14Noxubee County, Mississippi$4,001,241
15Warren County, Mississippi$3,852,058
16Pontotoc County, Mississippi$3,727,073
17Humphreys County, Mississippi$3,687,653
18Attala County, Mississippi$3,516,202
19Bolivar County, Mississippi$3,323,997
20Monroe County, Mississippi$3,268,406
21Clay County, Mississippi$3,083,387
22Sunflower County, Mississippi$2,981,051
23Webster County, Mississippi$2,476,640
24Prentiss County, Mississippi$2,417,519
25Tate County, Mississippi$2,367,316
26Issaquena County, Mississippi$2,365,615
27Washington County, Mississippi$2,307,381
28Union County, Mississippi$2,197,265
29Grenada County, Mississippi$2,120,568
30Marshall County, Mississippi$2,094,406
31Oktibbeha County, Mississippi$1,747,824
32Montgomery County, Mississippi$1,709,912
33Claiborne County, Mississippi$1,599,913
34Rankin County, Mississippi$1,538,733
35Lowndes County, Mississippi$1,533,940
36Yalobusha County, Mississippi$1,526,762
37Tippah County, Mississippi$1,498,096
38Lafayette County, Mississippi$1,357,710
39Tunica County, Mississippi$1,319,945
40Itawamba County, Mississippi$1,292,810
41Copiah County, Mississippi$1,255,281
42DeSoto County, Mississippi$1,158,462
43Alcorn County, Mississippi$1,036,245
44Scott County, Mississippi$949,482
45Walthall County, Mississippi$941,055
46Choctaw County, Mississippi$867,959
47Adams County, Mississippi$815,844
48Benton County, Mississippi$793,644
49Leake County, Mississippi$745,393
50Amite County, Mississippi$697,216
51Newton County, Mississippi$648,534
52Lee County, Mississippi$642,018
53Wilkinson County, Mississippi$613,946
54Kemper County, Mississippi$598,777
55Tishomingo County, Mississippi$543,844
56Pearl River County, Mississippi$540,543
57Winston County, Mississippi$522,867
58Marion County, Mississippi$510,117
59Jefferson County, Mississippi$471,397
60Neshoba County, Mississippi$417,166
61Simpson County, Mississippi$416,346
62Jones County, Mississippi$287,744
63Lincoln County, Mississippi$249,721
64Covington County, Mississippi$246,995
65Franklin County, Mississippi$224,508
66Smith County, Mississippi$201,143
67Jasper County, Mississippi$194,375
68Pike County, Mississippi$183,747
69Lauderdale County, Mississippi$180,150
70Lawrence County, Mississippi$174,972
71Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi$104,957
72Perry County, Mississippi$92,635
73Lamar County, Mississippi$89,976
74Clarke County, Mississippi$89,208
75Stone County, Mississippi$71,638
76Wayne County, Mississippi$53,293
77Forrest County, Mississippi$43,605
78George County, Mississippi$18,957
79Greene County, Mississippi$15,317
80Hancock County, Mississippi$9,098
81Jackson County, Mississippi$0
82Harrison County, Mississippi$0
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Mississippi, 2017

Land in Mississippi, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:34,988
Total Acres in Farms:10,415,136
Cropland Acres:4,960,620
Permanent pasture and rangeland:1,589,122
Woodland Acres:3,284,661

Livestock in Mississippi, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold745,189,499
Layers inventory 5,828,262
Cattle and calves inventory937,053
Hogs and pigs inventory569,898
Sheep and lambs inventory16,640

Crops in Mississippi, 2017


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