Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in Tennessee

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in Tennessee

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

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

1Grass plantings - introduced31,33024.9%
2Grass plantings - native20,29916.1%
3Tree plantings - softwoods19,00315.1%
4Existing grass10,6168.4%
5State acres for wildlife enhancement9,5967.6%
6Existing trees5,0584.0%
7Pollinator habitat4,8893.9%
8Tree plantings - hardwoods4,5813.6%
9Riparian buffers4,4613.5%
10Filter strips3,7903.0%
11Upland bird habitat buffers3,1252.5%
12Bottomland hardwood trees2,6422.1%
13Wildlife habitat2,1441.7%
14CRP grasslands - introduced grasses1,9881.6%
15CRP grasslands - native grasses1,0220.8%
16Wetland restoration - floodplain6290.5%
17Wildlife food plots2550.2%
18Grass waterways1740.1%
19Marginal pasture buffers - wildlife75< 0.1%
20Shallow water for wildlife57< 0.1%
21Wetland restoration43< 0.1%
22Contour grass strips21< 0.1%
23Wildlife corridors8< 0.1%
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 Total Acres125,794 

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2022
1Haywood County, Tennessee$7,076,481
2Madison County, Tennessee$6,991,189
3Weakley County, Tennessee$6,104,510
4Carroll County, Tennessee$6,047,741
5Fayette County, Tennessee$5,665,003
6Obion County, Tennessee$4,166,662
7Lauderdale County, Tennessee$3,977,492
8Gibson County, Tennessee$3,759,206
9Hardeman County, Tennessee$3,653,956
10Henry County, Tennessee$3,351,340
11Henderson County, Tennessee$2,540,744
12McNairy County, Tennessee$2,106,054
13Hardin County, Tennessee$1,872,112
14Crockett County, Tennessee$1,869,186
15Lawrence County, Tennessee$1,864,271
16Benton County, Tennessee$1,527,284
17Dyer County, Tennessee$1,454,974
18Cumberland County, Tennessee$1,088,594
19Chester County, Tennessee$1,043,072
20Giles County, Tennessee$896,710
21Tipton County, Tennessee$876,340
22Shelby County, Tennessee$874,149
23Wayne County, Tennessee$786,028
24Decatur County, Tennessee$413,676
25Franklin County, Tennessee$289,483
26Lincoln County, Tennessee$281,978
27Robertson County, Tennessee$276,960
28Montgomery County, Tennessee$243,589
29Morgan County, Tennessee$155,526
30Dickson County, Tennessee$154,834
31Perry County, Tennessee$148,735
32Cheatham County, Tennessee$137,939
33Hickman County, Tennessee$134,262
34Maury County, Tennessee$132,178
35Rhea County, Tennessee$105,187
36Lake County, Tennessee$101,093
37Meigs County, Tennessee$94,310
38Van Buren County, Tennessee$93,050
39Bradley County, Tennessee$79,301
40Overton County, Tennessee$70,810
41Bedford County, Tennessee$57,287
42Grundy County, Tennessee$49,639
43Wilson County, Tennessee$49,318
44Humphreys County, Tennessee$49,207
45Bledsoe County, Tennessee$48,029
46DeKalb County, Tennessee$35,946
47Sequatchie County, Tennessee$35,254
48Putnam County, Tennessee$34,080
49Stewart County, Tennessee$30,707
50Coffee County, Tennessee$28,567
51Sumner County, Tennessee$28,438
52White County, Tennessee$25,054
53McMinn County, Tennessee$24,304
54Clay County, Tennessee$23,956
55Knox County, Tennessee$22,003
56Polk County, Tennessee$21,238
57Greene County, Tennessee$18,314
58Warren County, Tennessee$17,317
59Marion County, Tennessee$14,075
60Macon County, Tennessee$10,837
61Smith County, Tennessee$9,740
62Roane County, Tennessee$7,986
63Claiborne County, Tennessee$6,166
64Loudon County, Tennessee$5,765
65Cannon County, Tennessee$5,434
66Lewis County, Tennessee$5,428
67Hawkins County, Tennessee$5,285
68Moore County, Tennessee$5,195
69Grainger County, Tennessee$4,304
70Fentress County, Tennessee$3,031
71Marshall County, Tennessee$2,794
72Jackson County, Tennessee$2,773
73Houston County, Tennessee$2,102
74Davidson County, Tennessee$2,055
75Rutherford County, Tennessee$1,937
76Hamblen County, Tennessee$1,560
77Hamilton County, Tennessee$1,236
78Union County, Tennessee$1,085
79Anderson County, Tennessee$869
80Hancock County, Tennessee$752
81Pickett County, Tennessee$462
82Campbell County, Tennessee$179
83Williamson County, Tennessee$137
84Sullivan County, Tennessee$53
85Jefferson County, Tennessee$0
86Carter County, Tennessee$0
87Johnson County, Tennessee$0
88Washington County, Tennessee$0
89Blount County, Tennessee$0
90Unicoi County, Tennessee$0
91Trousdale County, Tennessee$0
92Monroe County, Tennessee$0
93Cocke County, Tennessee$0
94Sevier County, Tennessee$0
95Scott County, Tennessee$0
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Tennessee, 2022

Land in Tennessee, 2022

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:63,105
Total Acres in Farms:10,732,951
Cropland Acres:5,273,992
Permanent pasture and rangeland:2,319,328
Woodland Acres:2,550,106

Livestock in Tennessee, 2022

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold189,393,169
Layers inventory 2,520,707
Cattle and calves inventory1,636,047
Hogs and pigs inventory281,105
Sheep and lambs inventory54,827

Crops in Tennessee, 2022


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