Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in New Jersey

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in New Jersey

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

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

1State acres for wildlife enhancement93549.9%
2Filter strips32117.1%
3Riparian buffers27214.5%
4Grass waterways1779.4%
5CRP grasslands - introduced grasses1548.2%
6Pollinator habitat140.7%
7Field windbreaks30.2%
8Contour grass strips1< 0.1%
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 Total Acres1,874 

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2022
1Salem County, New Jersey$526,291
2Cumberland County, New Jersey$193,300
3Hunterdon County, New Jersey$112,557
4Warren County, New Jersey$62,147
5Gloucester County, New Jersey$53,931
6Somerset County, New Jersey$39,765
7Mercer County, New Jersey$25,915
8Atlantic County, New Jersey$17,363
9Morris County, New Jersey$7,541
10Sussex County, New Jersey$6,317
11Burlington County, New Jersey$4,390
12Middlesex County, New Jersey$539
13Monmouth County, New Jersey$214
14Ocean County, New Jersey$0
15Passaic County, New Jersey$0
16Cape May County, New Jersey$0
17Camden County, New Jersey$0
18Bergen County, New Jersey$0
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for New Jersey, 2022

Land in New Jersey, 2022

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:9,998
Total Acres in Farms:711,502
Cropland Acres:449,717
Permanent pasture and rangeland:60,180
Woodland Acres:132,522

Livestock in New Jersey, 2022

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 1,388,403
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold311,102
Cattle and calves inventory25,552
Sheep and lambs inventory14,085
Hogs and pigs inventory7,276

Crops in New Jersey, 2022


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