Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in Ohio

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in Ohio

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2021

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

1Filter strips66,87628.1%
2Grass plantings - native44,36518.7%
3State acres for wildlife enhancement37,01215.6%
4Grass waterways11,3754.8%
5Grass plantings - introduced11,0444.6%
6Upland bird habitat buffers9,9914.2%
7Wildlife habitat8,1103.4%
8Wetland restoration - non-floodplain7,2333.0%
9Riparian buffers6,5902.8%
10Wetland restoration - floodplain4,9342.1%
11Tree plantings - hardwoods4,8352.0%
12Rare and declining habitat4,1051.7%
13CRP grasslands - introduced grasses4,0091.7%
14Existing grass3,5681.5%
15Pollinator habitat3,3061.4%
16Field windbreaks3,1121.3%
17Marginal pasture buffers - wildlife2,9171.2%
18Tree plantings - softwoods1,5140.6%
19Wetland restoration8080.3%
20Existing trees7850.3%
21Shallow water for wildlife4540.2%
22Wildlife food plots3040.1%
23Farmable wetland program - buffer194< 0.1%
24Marginal pasture buffers - wetland106< 0.1%
25Farmable wetland program - wetland78< 0.1%
26Farmable wetland program - constructed wetlands70< 0.1%
27CRP grasslands - native grasses61< 0.1%
28Shelterbelts58< 0.1%
29Bottomland hardwood trees46< 0.1%
30Wildlife corridors40< 0.1%
31Contour grass strips13< 0.1%
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 Total Acres237,879 

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2020
1Ross County, Ohio$20,087,052
2Pickaway County, Ohio$9,444,511
3Marion County, Ohio$8,450,470
4Defiance County, Ohio$7,101,608
5Highland County, Ohio$7,097,310
6Wyandot County, Ohio$6,458,797
7Fayette County, Ohio$6,007,463
8Union County, Ohio$5,832,342
9Wood County, Ohio$5,646,451
10Williams County, Ohio$5,312,014
11Madison County, Ohio$5,269,661
12Hardin County, Ohio$4,853,001
13Auglaize County, Ohio$4,124,818
14Mercer County, Ohio$4,026,089
15Seneca County, Ohio$4,005,369
16Paulding County, Ohio$3,500,217
17Allen County, Ohio$3,488,931
18Fulton County, Ohio$3,167,440
19Putnam County, Ohio$2,945,740
20Darke County, Ohio$2,847,001
21Shelby County, Ohio$2,728,559
22Crawford County, Ohio$2,693,495
23Ottawa County, Ohio$2,666,429
24Henry County, Ohio$2,593,347
25Hancock County, Ohio$2,554,321
26Logan County, Ohio$2,380,023
27Champaign County, Ohio$2,325,321
28Sandusky County, Ohio$2,320,218
29Pike County, Ohio$1,999,364
30Fairfield County, Ohio$1,906,774
31Scioto County, Ohio$1,806,185
32Preble County, Ohio$1,705,242
33Van Wert County, Ohio$1,701,370
34Huron County, Ohio$1,462,774
35Morrow County, Ohio$1,173,305
36Richland County, Ohio$1,042,627
37Adams County, Ohio$1,034,903
38Miami County, Ohio$998,260
39Coshocton County, Ohio$976,184
40Knox County, Ohio$833,349
41Clinton County, Ohio$715,945
42Greene County, Ohio$709,882
43Clark County, Ohio$699,378
44Delaware County, Ohio$678,197
45Ashland County, Ohio$582,720
46Erie County, Ohio$535,115
47Brown County, Ohio$518,932
48Lucas County, Ohio$464,649
49Montgomery County, Ohio$443,292
50Lorain County, Ohio$441,382
51Jackson County, Ohio$338,876
52Holmes County, Ohio$301,432
53Athens County, Ohio$297,650
54Vinton County, Ohio$293,365
55Perry County, Ohio$258,148
56Butler County, Ohio$252,214
57Licking County, Ohio$248,072
58Hocking County, Ohio$195,888
59Lawrence County, Ohio$193,312
60Franklin County, Ohio$189,495
61Gallia County, Ohio$155,668
62Wayne County, Ohio$139,526
63Washington County, Ohio$123,053
64Tuscarawas County, Ohio$119,924
65Warren County, Ohio$112,826
66Muskingum County, Ohio$101,436
67Medina County, Ohio$81,524
68Meigs County, Ohio$66,434
69Carroll County, Ohio$63,213
70Clermont County, Ohio$60,186
71Ashtabula County, Ohio$52,150
72Jefferson County, Ohio$51,627
73Morgan County, Ohio$51,560
74Harrison County, Ohio$50,997
75Stark County, Ohio$48,789
76Columbiana County, Ohio$42,156
77Trumbull County, Ohio$36,231
78Hamilton County, Ohio$30,633
79Portage County, Ohio$27,025
80Mahoning County, Ohio$11,627
81Guernsey County, Ohio$10,162
82Geauga County, Ohio$4,235
83Summit County, Ohio$2,556
84Monroe County, Ohio$0
85Noble County, Ohio$0
86Belmont County, Ohio$0
87Lake County, Ohio$0
88Cuyahoga County, Ohio$0
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Ohio, 2017

Land in Ohio, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:77,805
Total Acres in Farms:13,965,295
Cropland Acres:10,960,704
Permanent pasture and rangeland:952,100
Woodland Acres:1,466,333

Livestock in Ohio, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold97,878,519
Layers inventory 28,868,147
Hogs and pigs inventory2,561,252
Cattle and calves inventory1,284,240
Sheep and lambs inventory127,501

Crops in Ohio, 2017


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