Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in South Carolina

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in South Carolina

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

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

1Tree plantings - softwoods17,02030.0%
2Longleaf pine13,90924.5%
3Existing trees10,15817.9%
4Riparian buffers8,38514.8%
5Tree plantings - longleaf pine1,4202.5%
6Upland bird habitat buffers1,1102.0%
7State acres for wildlife enhancement1,0691.9%
8Existing grass8981.6%
9Filter strips8791.5%
10Grass plantings - introduced6031.1%
11Wildlife habitat5941.0%
12Grass plantings - native1820.3%
13Wetland restoration - floodplain1720.3%
14CRP grasslands - introduced grasses1010.2%
15Tree plantings - hardwoods880.2%
16Wildlife food plots840.1%
17Marginal pasture buffers - wetland610.1%
18Marginal pasture buffers - wildlife28< 0.1%
19Grass waterways16< 0.1%
20Field windbreaks9< 0.1%
21Shallow water for wildlife9< 0.1%
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 Total Acres56,787 

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2022
1Williamsburg County, South Carolina$1,774,340
2Lee County, South Carolina$1,725,169
3Horry County, South Carolina$1,662,326
4Orangeburg County, South Carolina$1,382,160
5Bamberg County, South Carolina$1,200,779
6Chesterfield County, South Carolina$1,125,214
7Sumter County, South Carolina$1,111,462
8Clarendon County, South Carolina$878,985
9Barnwell County, South Carolina$452,655
10Allendale County, South Carolina$418,057
11Florence County, South Carolina$339,173
12Marlboro County, South Carolina$319,291
13Dillon County, South Carolina$272,590
14Marion County, South Carolina$257,196
15Calhoun County, South Carolina$250,212
16Georgetown County, South Carolina$231,312
17Kershaw County, South Carolina$230,645
18Anderson County, South Carolina$195,803
19Saluda County, South Carolina$170,705
20Darlington County, South Carolina$156,115
21Colleton County, South Carolina$129,590
22Edgefield County, South Carolina$113,734
23Hampton County, South Carolina$109,957
24Spartanburg County, South Carolina$89,409
25Laurens County, South Carolina$77,040
26Abbeville County, South Carolina$71,263
27Berkeley County, South Carolina$65,439
28Aiken County, South Carolina$58,152
29Union County, South Carolina$55,918
30Dorchester County, South Carolina$53,543
31Chester County, South Carolina$36,769
32Greenville County, South Carolina$36,427
33Lexington County, South Carolina$35,471
34Newberry County, South Carolina$32,423
35Charleston County, South Carolina$31,320
36Oconee County, South Carolina$29,353
37Lancaster County, South Carolina$27,904
38Cherokee County, South Carolina$19,948
39York County, South Carolina$17,321
40Jasper County, South Carolina$13,964
41Richland County, South Carolina$7,686
42McCormick County, South Carolina$5,044
43Greenwood County, South Carolina$513
44Pickens County, South Carolina$0
45Fairfield County, South Carolina$0
46Beaufort County, South Carolina$0
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for South Carolina, 2022

Land in South Carolina, 2022

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:22,633
Total Acres in Farms:4,553,922
Cropland Acres:1,950,175
Permanent pasture and rangeland:549,036
Woodland Acres:1,758,440

Livestock in South Carolina, 2022

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold236,547,011
Layers inventory 6,376,328
Cattle and calves inventory305,414
Hogs and pigs inventory153,888
Sheep and lambs inventory12,559

Crops in South Carolina, 2022


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