Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in New Jersey

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in New Jersey

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2021

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, 2017-2021

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2020
1Salem County, New Jersey$351,802
2Cumberland County, New Jersey$133,055
3Hunterdon County, New Jersey$78,205
4Warren County, New Jersey$42,294
5Gloucester County, New Jersey$34,806
6Somerset County, New Jersey$26,606
7Mercer County, New Jersey$15,589
8Atlantic County, New Jersey$12,419
9Morris County, New Jersey$5,028
10Sussex County, New Jersey$4,346
11Burlington County, New Jersey$3,137
12Middlesex County, New Jersey$442
13Monmouth County, New Jersey$128
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, 2017

Land in New Jersey, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:9,883
Total Acres in Farms:734,084
Cropland Acres:463,019
Permanent pasture and rangeland:63,995
Woodland Acres:145,302

Livestock in New Jersey, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 1,631,775
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold217,559
Cattle and calves inventory27,789
Sheep and lambs inventory17,791
Hogs and pigs inventory9,017

Crops in New Jersey, 2017


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