Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in Texas

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in Texas

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2021

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

1Grass plantings - native1,604,85657.6%
2Existing grass617,04422.2%
3Grass plantings - introduced271,2369.7%
4State acres for wildlife enhancement177,7946.4%
5Upland bird habitat buffers30,5781.1%
6CRP grasslands - native grasses28,5191.0%
7Wildlife habitat12,3060.4%
8Pollinator habitat12,0130.4%
9Riparian buffers11,3960.4%
10Wetland restoration5,3310.2%
11Wetland restoration - non-floodplain2,5490.1%
12Wildlife food plots2,356< 0.1%
13CRP grasslands - introduced grasses1,730< 0.1%
14Marginal pasture buffers - wildlife1,162< 0.1%
15Tree plantings - softwoods1,150< 0.1%
16Existing trees1,095< 0.1%
17Grass waterways1,079< 0.1%
18Wetland restoration - floodplain959< 0.1%
19Wildlife corridors743< 0.1%
20Filter strips551< 0.1%
21Salinity reducing Vegetation406< 0.1%
22Shallow water for wildlife83< 0.1%
23Contour grass strips71< 0.1%
24Tree plantings - hardwoods10< 0.1%
25Marginal pasture buffers - wetland2< 0.1%
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 Total Acres2,785,013 

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2020
1Gaines County, Texas$23,282,383
2Bailey County, Texas$22,796,336
3Lamb County, Texas$22,283,133
4Deaf Smith County, Texas$20,919,844
5Swisher County, Texas$16,941,901
6Floyd County, Texas$16,071,562
7Hockley County, Texas$15,184,989
8Terry County, Texas$14,890,903
9Hale County, Texas$14,152,169
10Castro County, Texas$13,703,684
11Parmer County, Texas$12,991,867
12Dallam County, Texas$12,471,313
13Cochran County, Texas$11,242,631
14Dawson County, Texas$10,435,288
15Sherman County, Texas$9,179,167
16Yoakum County, Texas$8,426,873
17Randall County, Texas$8,377,822
18Martin County, Texas$8,106,351
19Dickens County, Texas$7,160,436
20Hall County, Texas$6,772,620
21Briscoe County, Texas$6,528,255
22Crosby County, Texas$6,161,822
23Lynn County, Texas$5,839,692
24Carson County, Texas$5,175,639
25Lubbock County, Texas$5,075,717
26Collingsworth County, Texas$4,813,917
27Hartley County, Texas$4,509,730
28Andrews County, Texas$4,458,615
29Howard County, Texas$4,346,385
30Mitchell County, Texas$4,215,013
31Lipscomb County, Texas$4,046,482
32Cottle County, Texas$4,029,897
33Motley County, Texas$3,999,299
34Childress County, Texas$3,832,548
35Fisher County, Texas$3,692,316
36Ochiltree County, Texas$3,650,653
37Scurry County, Texas$3,598,512
38Starr County, Texas$3,568,672
39Oldham County, Texas$3,439,935
40Wheeler County, Texas$3,368,509
41Hidalgo County, Texas$2,955,213
42Jones County, Texas$2,748,113
43Stonewall County, Texas$2,724,535
44Haskell County, Texas$2,499,405
45Kent County, Texas$2,448,166
46Garza County, Texas$2,430,564
47Moore County, Texas$2,427,876
48Donley County, Texas$2,306,537
49Gray County, Texas$2,112,047
50Armstrong County, Texas$2,020,612
51Runnels County, Texas$1,805,670
52Hansford County, Texas$1,755,226
53Hardeman County, Texas$1,713,800
54Nolan County, Texas$1,643,493
55Reeves County, Texas$1,580,164
56Midland County, Texas$1,504,614
57Pecos County, Texas$1,155,812
58Red River County, Texas$1,057,195
59Hemphill County, Texas$1,040,810
60Duval County, Texas$974,653
61Roberts County, Texas$971,898
62Foard County, Texas$888,858
63Concho County, Texas$840,791
64Taylor County, Texas$795,250
65Potter County, Texas$774,608
66King County, Texas$744,418
67Wilbarger County, Texas$714,765
68Knox County, Texas$700,662
69Lamar County, Texas$699,437
70Cameron County, Texas$665,422
71Jim Wells County, Texas$655,644
72Hill County, Texas$635,190
73Borden County, Texas$612,609
74Willacy County, Texas$536,997
75Glasscock County, Texas$449,574
76Jim Hogg County, Texas$418,574
77Frio County, Texas$338,673
78Uvalde County, Texas$334,397
79Hutchinson County, Texas$315,390
80Tom Green County, Texas$309,254
81Coleman County, Texas$290,684
82Zavala County, Texas$286,057
83Limestone County, Texas$208,749
84Presidio County, Texas$202,550
85Navarro County, Texas$194,998
86Fannin County, Texas$186,647
87Williamson County, Texas$184,871
88La Salle County, Texas$175,239
89Live Oak County, Texas$167,409
90Clay County, Texas$150,215
91Maverick County, Texas$149,893
92McCulloch County, Texas$147,416
93Fayette County, Texas$144,661
94Brooks County, Texas$143,069
95Medina County, Texas$139,849
96Hopkins County, Texas$135,444
97Grayson County, Texas$133,915
98Shackelford County, Texas$132,479
99Reagan County, Texas$131,258
100Ellis County, Texas$121,049
101Bowie County, Texas$117,781
102Crockett County, Texas$117,489
103Schleicher County, Texas$115,691
104Kleberg County, Texas$106,453
105Hudspeth County, Texas$98,701
106Ward County, Texas$96,905
107Callahan County, Texas$90,903
108Throckmorton County, Texas$85,472
109Nueces County, Texas$80,653
110Baylor County, Texas$80,614
111Angelina County, Texas$71,204
112Irion County, Texas$65,520
113Coke County, Texas$65,459
114Menard County, Texas$58,498
115Val Verde County, Texas$58,222
116Falls County, Texas$56,766
117Kenedy County, Texas$54,183
118Kinney County, Texas$53,776
119Atascosa County, Texas$53,725
120Delta County, Texas$52,997
121Edwards County, Texas$51,391
122Brewster County, Texas$48,485
123Hunt County, Texas$48,254
124Goliad County, Texas$46,348
125McLennan County, Texas$43,072
126Terrell County, Texas$38,012
127Trinity County, Texas$37,594
128Young County, Texas$35,060
129Victoria County, Texas$31,476
130Jack County, Texas$31,326
131Bosque County, Texas$28,554
132Bell County, Texas$28,457
133Hamilton County, Texas$26,867
134Dimmit County, Texas$25,125
135Montague County, Texas$23,427
136Washington County, Texas$23,312
137Houston County, Texas$22,905
138Rusk County, Texas$22,276
139Culberson County, Texas$21,223
140Upton County, Texas$20,138
141Eastland County, Texas$20,031
142Jackson County, Texas$19,034
143Brown County, Texas$18,769
144Llano County, Texas$18,449
145Colorado County, Texas$18,001
146Comanche County, Texas$17,571
147Kimble County, Texas$14,966
148Panola County, Texas$14,566
149Mason County, Texas$14,101
150Stephens County, Texas$13,235
151Sutton County, Texas$13,103
152Mills County, Texas$12,926
153Jeff Davis County, Texas$12,799
154Archer County, Texas$12,242
155Gillespie County, Texas$11,482
156Wichita County, Texas$9,798
157Gonzales County, Texas$9,406
158Caldwell County, Texas$9,384
159Kaufman County, Texas$8,761
160Bastrop County, Texas$8,408
161Crane County, Texas$7,832
162Karnes County, Texas$7,332
163Milam County, Texas$6,835
164Real County, Texas$6,570
165Bandera County, Texas$6,086
166Lavaca County, Texas$5,921
167Parker County, Texas$5,403
168Kendall County, Texas$5,296
169San Patricio County, Texas$5,018
170Calhoun County, Texas$4,962
171Robertson County, Texas$4,937
172Smith County, Texas$4,716
173Bee County, Texas$4,643
174Collin County, Texas$4,538
175Lampasas County, Texas$3,828
176San Saba County, Texas$3,250
177Austin County, Texas$3,072
178Cherokee County, Texas$2,946
179Wharton County, Texas$2,912
180Hays County, Texas$2,829
181Burnet County, Texas$2,526
182Refugio County, Texas$788
183Kerr County, Texas$574
184Coryell County, Texas$280
185Anderson County, Texas$0
186Aransas County, Texas$0
187Bexar County, Texas$0
188Blanco County, Texas$0
189Brazoria County, Texas$0
190Brazos County, Texas$0
191Burleson County, Texas$0
192Camp County, Texas$0
193Cass County, Texas$0
194Chambers County, Texas$0
195Comal County, Texas$0
196Cooke County, Texas$0
197Dallas County, Texas$0
198Denton County, Texas$0
199DeWitt County, Texas$0
200Ector County, Texas$0
201El Paso County, Texas$0
202Erath County, Texas$0
203Fort Bend County, Texas$0
204Franklin County, Texas$0
205Freestone County, Texas$0
206Galveston County, Texas$0
207Gregg County, Texas$0
208Grimes County, Texas$0
209Guadalupe County, Texas$0
210Hardin County, Texas$0
211Harris County, Texas$0
212Harrison County, Texas$0
213Henderson County, Texas$0
214Hood County, Texas$0
215Jasper County, Texas$0
216Jefferson County, Texas$0
217Johnson County, Texas$0
218Lee County, Texas$0
219Leon County, Texas$0
220Liberty County, Texas$0
221Loving County, Texas$0
222McMullen County, Texas$0
223Madison County, Texas$0
224Marion County, Texas$0
225Matagorda County, Texas$0
226Montgomery County, Texas$0
227Morris County, Texas$0
228Nacogdoches County, Texas$0
229Newton County, Texas$0
230Orange County, Texas$0
231Palo Pinto County, Texas$0
232Polk County, Texas$0
233Rains County, Texas$0
234Rockwall County, Texas$0
235Sabine County, Texas$0
236San Augustine County, Texas$0
237San Jacinto County, Texas$0
238Shelby County, Texas$0
239Somervell County, Texas$0
240Sterling County, Texas$0
241Tarrant County, Texas$0
242Titus County, Texas$0
243Travis County, Texas$0
244Tyler County, Texas$0
245Upshur County, Texas$0
246Van Zandt County, Texas$0
247Walker County, Texas$0
248Waller County, Texas$0
249Webb County, Texas$0
250Wilson County, Texas$0
251Winkler County, Texas$0
252Wise County, Texas$0
253Wood County, Texas$0
254Zapata County, Texas$0
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Texas, 2017

Land in Texas, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:248,416
Total Acres in Farms:127,036,184
Cropland Acres:29,360,229
Permanent pasture and rangeland:87,913,721
Woodland Acres:7,277,187

Livestock in Texas, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold619,061,221
Layers inventory 21,006,254
Cattle and calves inventory12,573,876
Hogs and pigs inventory1,026,418
Sheep and lambs inventory729,438

Crops in Texas, 2017


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