Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in Pennsylvania

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in Pennsylvania

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2021

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

1Grass plantings - introduced61,46655.0%
2Grass plantings - native21,77319.5%
3Riparian buffers17,68615.8%
4Wildlife habitat3,4913.1%
5Existing grass2,8532.6%
6Marginal pasture buffers - wildlife9720.9%
7Filter strips6900.6%
8Wetland restoration - floodplain5770.5%
9Wildlife food plots5090.5%
10CRP grasslands - introduced grasses4250.4%
11Marginal pasture buffers - wetland4220.4%
12Upland bird habitat buffers3160.3%
13Tree plantings - hardwoods2370.2%
14Grass waterways1890.2%
15CRP grasslands - native grasses1090.1%
16Tree plantings - softwoods38< 0.1%
17Shallow water for wildlife31< 0.1%
18Contour grass strips29< 0.1%
19Pollinator habitat8< 0.1%
20Existing trees5< 0.1%
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 Total Acres111,805 

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2020
1Bradford County, Pennsylvania$6,413,013
2Lycoming County, Pennsylvania$4,822,941
3Tioga County, Pennsylvania$4,282,338
4Lancaster County, Pennsylvania$3,436,810
5Northumberland County, Pennsylvania$2,787,043
6Columbia County, Pennsylvania$2,708,171
7Potter County, Pennsylvania$2,540,013
8Berks County, Pennsylvania$2,299,322
9Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania$2,216,932
10Franklin County, Pennsylvania$1,849,124
11York County, Pennsylvania$1,804,362
12Bedford County, Pennsylvania$1,635,737
13Erie County, Pennsylvania$1,507,729
14Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania$1,501,559
15Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania$1,469,549
16Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania$1,303,030
17Cumberland County, Pennsylvania$1,301,160
18Centre County, Pennsylvania$1,299,732
19Cambria County, Pennsylvania$1,266,503
20Somerset County, Pennsylvania$1,247,212
21Indiana County, Pennsylvania$1,202,969
22Montour County, Pennsylvania$1,131,873
23Luzerne County, Pennsylvania$1,119,669
24Blair County, Pennsylvania$1,081,743
25Washington County, Pennsylvania$991,335
26Mifflin County, Pennsylvania$985,517
27Juniata County, Pennsylvania$978,350
28Fayette County, Pennsylvania$852,105
29Clarion County, Pennsylvania$813,404
30Perry County, Pennsylvania$796,695
31Fulton County, Pennsylvania$745,628
32Crawford County, Pennsylvania$698,866
33Snyder County, Pennsylvania$694,910
34Adams County, Pennsylvania$693,070
35Chester County, Pennsylvania$690,190
36Armstrong County, Pennsylvania$669,398
37Lebanon County, Pennsylvania$619,768
38Butler County, Pennsylvania$617,794
39McKean County, Pennsylvania$581,169
40Wyoming County, Pennsylvania$580,215
41Union County, Pennsylvania$532,446
42Dauphin County, Pennsylvania$530,176
43Venango County, Pennsylvania$500,156
44Mercer County, Pennsylvania$454,325
45Clearfield County, Pennsylvania$405,355
46Jefferson County, Pennsylvania$384,284
47Clinton County, Pennsylvania$348,125
48Warren County, Pennsylvania$342,312
49Wayne County, Pennsylvania$332,733
50Lawrence County, Pennsylvania$310,267
51Sullivan County, Pennsylvania$304,563
52Beaver County, Pennsylvania$249,261
53Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania$215,976
54Carbon County, Pennsylvania$207,928
55Greene County, Pennsylvania$140,166
56Montgomery County, Pennsylvania$38,538
57Allegheny County, Pennsylvania$28,617
58Lehigh County, Pennsylvania$23,085
59Forest County, Pennsylvania$8,236
60Northampton County, Pennsylvania$5,019
61Cameron County, Pennsylvania$4,406
62Elk County, Pennsylvania$4,146
63Bucks County, Pennsylvania$2,905
64Monroe County, Pennsylvania$98
65Delaware County, Pennsylvania$0
66Pike County, Pennsylvania$0
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Pennsylvania, 2017

Land in Pennsylvania, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:53,157
Total Acres in Farms:7,278,668
Cropland Acres:4,651,210
Permanent pasture and rangeland:706,136
Woodland Acres:1,487,550

Livestock in Pennsylvania, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold183,894,324
Layers inventory 26,317,523
Cattle and calves inventory1,621,303
Hogs and pigs inventory1,239,301
Sheep and lambs inventory94,370

Crops in Pennsylvania, 2017


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