Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in Nebraska

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in Nebraska

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

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

1CRP grasslands - native grasses311,37829.6%
2Grass plantings - native236,77522.5%
3Rare and declining habitat145,88913.9%
4State acres for wildlife enhancement125,62712.0%
5Existing grass55,4055.3%
6Wildlife habitat35,1793.3%
7Pollinator habitat28,6002.7%
8Grass plantings - introduced27,7472.6%
9CRP grasslands - introduced grasses21,1632.0%
10Field windbreaks17,7131.7%
11Filter strips12,7661.2%
12Upland bird habitat buffers9,2580.9%
13Wetland restoration - floodplain9,2390.9%
14Wetland restoration - non-floodplain4,9250.5%
15Farmable wetland program - buffer1,7190.2%
16Farmable wetland program - wetland1,3810.1%
17Riparian buffers1,2820.1%
18Grass waterways1,0880.1%
19Shelterbelts901< 0.1%
20Marginal pasture buffers - wildlife507< 0.1%
21Salinity reducing Vegetation449< 0.1%
22Wildlife food plots376< 0.1%
23Tree plantings - hardwoods317< 0.1%
24Marginal pasture buffers - wetland285< 0.1%
25Existing trees266< 0.1%
26Contour grass strips229< 0.1%
27Tree plantings - softwoods203< 0.1%
28Wetland restoration158< 0.1%
29Shallow water for wildlife127< 0.1%
30Living snow fences66< 0.1%
31Wildlife corridors13< 0.1%
32Bottomland hardwood trees9< 0.1%
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 Total Acres1,051,032 

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2022
1Richardson County, Nebraska$18,928,718
2Kimball County, Nebraska$18,234,597
3Dixon County, Nebraska$15,687,092
4Knox County, Nebraska$15,590,767
5Cedar County, Nebraska$14,654,122
6Gage County, Nebraska$13,445,048
7Cheyenne County, Nebraska$13,243,323
8Stanton County, Nebraska$10,796,183
9Burt County, Nebraska$10,703,093
10Thurston County, Nebraska$10,187,657
11Johnson County, Nebraska$9,809,385
12Morrill County, Nebraska$9,654,632
13Banner County, Nebraska$9,288,941
14Box Butte County, Nebraska$9,180,550
15Dakota County, Nebraska$9,010,080
16Saunders County, Nebraska$8,546,811
17Seward County, Nebraska$8,201,587
18Lancaster County, Nebraska$8,118,587
19Madison County, Nebraska$7,955,849
20Antelope County, Nebraska$7,674,211
21Chase County, Nebraska$7,529,704
22Hayes County, Nebraska$7,427,272
23Butler County, Nebraska$7,262,981
24Nemaha County, Nebraska$7,248,331
25Furnas County, Nebraska$6,770,281
26Cuming County, Nebraska$6,758,966
27Pierce County, Nebraska$6,461,249
28Otoe County, Nebraska$6,244,058
29Pawnee County, Nebraska$6,237,869
30Sheridan County, Nebraska$6,042,482
31Hitchcock County, Nebraska$5,671,147
32Jefferson County, Nebraska$5,553,931
33Dundy County, Nebraska$5,318,947
34Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska$5,296,432
35Webster County, Nebraska$4,980,243
36Red Willow County, Nebraska$4,815,402
37Boone County, Nebraska$4,421,178
38Saline County, Nebraska$4,364,664
39Colfax County, Nebraska$4,193,800
40Perkins County, Nebraska$3,891,996
41Dodge County, Nebraska$3,734,103
42Franklin County, Nebraska$3,722,903
43Frontier County, Nebraska$3,611,364
44Holt County, Nebraska$3,353,105
45Nance County, Nebraska$3,340,964
46Platte County, Nebraska$3,167,080
47Lincoln County, Nebraska$3,162,922
48Cass County, Nebraska$2,917,660
49Deuel County, Nebraska$2,814,670
50Washington County, Nebraska$2,754,591
51Wheeler County, Nebraska$2,697,894
52Keith County, Nebraska$2,527,216
53Harlan County, Nebraska$2,415,794
54Gosper County, Nebraska$2,344,070
55Garden County, Nebraska$2,262,432
56Howard County, Nebraska$1,840,731
57Greeley County, Nebraska$1,819,472
58Thayer County, Nebraska$1,801,016
59Wayne County, Nebraska$1,750,587
60Sherman County, Nebraska$1,691,165
61Sioux County, Nebraska$1,516,673
62Dawes County, Nebraska$1,509,108
63Custer County, Nebraska$1,498,538
64Dawson County, Nebraska$1,456,524
65Buffalo County, Nebraska$1,363,784
66Sarpy County, Nebraska$1,244,633
67Nuckolls County, Nebraska$1,112,732
68Douglas County, Nebraska$887,363
69Merrick County, Nebraska$754,437
70Clay County, Nebraska$666,968
71Boyd County, Nebraska$612,500
72Rock County, Nebraska$496,272
73Valley County, Nebraska$477,921
74Fillmore County, Nebraska$373,059
75Garfield County, Nebraska$369,028
76Cherry County, Nebraska$367,503
77Adams County, Nebraska$361,701
78Brown County, Nebraska$318,297
79Polk County, Nebraska$306,496
80Hamilton County, Nebraska$267,182
81McPherson County, Nebraska$185,847
82Keya Paha County, Nebraska$185,070
83Hall County, Nebraska$158,620
84Kearney County, Nebraska$131,087
85York County, Nebraska$129,336
86Loup County, Nebraska$78,274
87Logan County, Nebraska$48,101
88Phelps County, Nebraska$42,631
89Blaine County, Nebraska$41,608
90Hooker County, Nebraska$8,133
91Thomas County, Nebraska$5,368
92Grant County, Nebraska$0
93Arthur County, Nebraska$0
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Nebraska, 2022

Land in Nebraska, 2022

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:44,479
Total Acres in Farms:43,975,693
Cropland Acres:21,217,519
Permanent pasture and rangeland:21,472,107
Woodland Acres:347,540

Livestock in Nebraska, 2022

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold90,851,080
Layers inventory 7,161,783
Cattle and calves inventory6,390,191
Hogs and pigs inventory3,606,923
Sheep and lambs inventory58,026

Crops in Nebraska, 2022


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