Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in Texas

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in Texas

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

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, 2017-2022

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2022
1Gaines County, Texas$36,064,210
2Bailey County, Texas$34,469,530
3Lamb County, Texas$32,537,160
4Deaf Smith County, Texas$31,153,596
5Swisher County, Texas$24,038,225
6Floyd County, Texas$23,245,830
7Hockley County, Texas$22,641,194
8Terry County, Texas$22,365,645
9Hale County, Texas$19,958,371
10Castro County, Texas$19,718,486
11Parmer County, Texas$18,781,611
12Dallam County, Texas$17,368,171
13Cochran County, Texas$16,306,102
14Dawson County, Texas$14,045,455
15Sherman County, Texas$12,639,759
16Yoakum County, Texas$12,635,440
17Randall County, Texas$11,933,115
18Martin County, Texas$11,883,142
19Dickens County, Texas$10,185,771
20Hall County, Texas$9,362,948
21Crosby County, Texas$8,971,862
22Briscoe County, Texas$8,732,481
23Lynn County, Texas$8,438,745
24Carson County, Texas$7,493,077
25Lubbock County, Texas$7,275,170
26Andrews County, Texas$7,046,640
27Collingsworth County, Texas$6,874,338
28Hartley County, Texas$6,393,618
29Howard County, Texas$6,006,913
30Mitchell County, Texas$5,983,681
31Motley County, Texas$5,892,009
32Cottle County, Texas$5,751,884
33Lipscomb County, Texas$5,710,229
34Childress County, Texas$5,380,875
35Ochiltree County, Texas$5,340,298
36Fisher County, Texas$5,295,636
37Scurry County, Texas$4,993,588
38Starr County, Texas$4,876,305
39Oldham County, Texas$4,729,964
40Wheeler County, Texas$4,538,750
41Hidalgo County, Texas$4,164,285
42Stonewall County, Texas$3,944,328
43Jones County, Texas$3,870,856
44Garza County, Texas$3,559,306
45Kent County, Texas$3,542,125
46Haskell County, Texas$3,371,580
47Moore County, Texas$3,355,947
48Donley County, Texas$3,339,792
49Gray County, Texas$2,983,963
50Armstrong County, Texas$2,916,029
51Runnels County, Texas$2,523,070
52Hardeman County, Texas$2,426,884
53Hansford County, Texas$2,385,840
54Midland County, Texas$2,359,589
55Reeves County, Texas$2,268,220
56Nolan County, Texas$2,233,548
57Hemphill County, Texas$1,605,194
58Pecos County, Texas$1,527,400
59Red River County, Texas$1,477,591
60Roberts County, Texas$1,472,902
61Duval County, Texas$1,346,944
62Foard County, Texas$1,260,132
63Concho County, Texas$1,201,802
64Potter County, Texas$1,158,817
65Taylor County, Texas$1,085,862
66Wilbarger County, Texas$995,972
67Lamar County, Texas$984,759
68King County, Texas$980,754
69Knox County, Texas$979,519
70Cameron County, Texas$932,469
71Borden County, Texas$931,979
72Jim Wells County, Texas$919,827
73Hill County, Texas$913,397
74Glasscock County, Texas$623,066
75Willacy County, Texas$612,013
76Hutchinson County, Texas$560,889
77Jim Hogg County, Texas$560,694
78Frio County, Texas$490,818
79Uvalde County, Texas$472,553
80Coleman County, Texas$382,290
81Tom Green County, Texas$377,228
82Zavala County, Texas$327,713
83Limestone County, Texas$279,090
84La Salle County, Texas$270,359
85Fannin County, Texas$266,968
86Williamson County, Texas$265,960
87Navarro County, Texas$252,194
88Live Oak County, Texas$248,412
89Presidio County, Texas$244,545
90McCulloch County, Texas$215,482
91Clay County, Texas$210,770
92Hopkins County, Texas$203,160
93Brooks County, Texas$201,760
94Maverick County, Texas$198,076
95Reagan County, Texas$198,006
96Grayson County, Texas$188,473
97Fayette County, Texas$183,856
98Medina County, Texas$174,733
99Shackelford County, Texas$173,054
100Ellis County, Texas$164,056
101Crockett County, Texas$155,620
102Hudspeth County, Texas$148,045
103Ward County, Texas$145,157
104Kleberg County, Texas$137,829
105Schleicher County, Texas$132,297
106Bowie County, Texas$130,353
107Callahan County, Texas$123,380
108Nueces County, Texas$119,856
109Baylor County, Texas$100,311
110Throckmorton County, Texas$98,371
111Irion County, Texas$94,794
112Coke County, Texas$93,076
113Kenedy County, Texas$82,251
114Falls County, Texas$81,348
115Angelina County, Texas$81,083
116Delta County, Texas$77,132
117Menard County, Texas$76,131
118Kinney County, Texas$72,938
119Val Verde County, Texas$70,777
120Goliad County, Texas$63,089
121Atascosa County, Texas$60,737
122McLennan County, Texas$60,622
123Jack County, Texas$58,136
124Hunt County, Texas$57,767
125Terrell County, Texas$57,018
126Montague County, Texas$54,513
127Edwards County, Texas$52,682
128Brewster County, Texas$49,777
129Young County, Texas$45,959
130Bosque County, Texas$42,830
131Victoria County, Texas$41,924
132Bell County, Texas$41,076
133Trinity County, Texas$40,261
134Washington County, Texas$34,713
135Dimmit County, Texas$34,353
136Rusk County, Texas$33,413
137Hamilton County, Texas$32,526
138Upton County, Texas$32,251
139Culberson County, Texas$31,835
140Brown County, Texas$26,522
141Eastland County, Texas$25,026
142Houston County, Texas$24,909
143Jackson County, Texas$24,198
144Colorado County, Texas$22,482
145Mills County, Texas$21,786
146Llano County, Texas$20,908
147Gonzales County, Texas$18,812
148Comanche County, Texas$18,350
149Mason County, Texas$18,038
150Kimble County, Texas$17,945
151Archer County, Texas$17,091
152Stephens County, Texas$16,677
153Sutton County, Texas$15,695
154Panola County, Texas$14,566
155Gillespie County, Texas$13,174
156Wichita County, Texas$13,065
157Jeff Davis County, Texas$12,799
158Karnes County, Texas$12,662
159Caldwell County, Texas$11,725
160Bastrop County, Texas$11,289
161Kaufman County, Texas$10,952
162Robertson County, Texas$10,065
163Crane County, Texas$9,511
164Calhoun County, Texas$8,268
165Lavaca County, Texas$8,220
166Milam County, Texas$7,750
167Real County, Texas$7,439
168Smith County, Texas$7,075
169Bee County, Texas$6,965
170Bandera County, Texas$6,632
171Collin County, Texas$6,330
172San Saba County, Texas$5,859
173Kendall County, Texas$5,584
174San Patricio County, Texas$5,018
175Austin County, Texas$4,610
176Hays County, Texas$4,246
177Cherokee County, Texas$3,831
178Burnet County, Texas$3,366
179Lampasas County, Texas$3,190
180Wharton County, Texas$2,913
181Kerr County, Texas$575
182Nacogdoches County, Texas$213
183Anderson County, Texas$0
184Aransas County, Texas$0
185Bexar County, Texas$0
186Blanco County, Texas$0
187Brazoria County, Texas$0
188Brazos County, Texas$0
189Burleson County, Texas$0
190Camp County, Texas$0
191Cass County, Texas$0
192Chambers County, Texas$0
193Comal County, Texas$0
194Cooke County, Texas$0
195Coryell County, Texas$0
196Dallas County, Texas$0
197Denton County, Texas$0
198DeWitt County, Texas$0
199Ector County, Texas$0
200El Paso County, Texas$0
201Erath County, Texas$0
202Fort Bend County, Texas$0
203Franklin County, Texas$0
204Freestone County, Texas$0
205Galveston County, Texas$0
206Gregg County, Texas$0
207Grimes County, Texas$0
208Guadalupe County, Texas$0
209Hardin County, Texas$0
210Harris County, Texas$0
211Harrison County, Texas$0
212Henderson County, Texas$0
213Hood County, Texas$0
214Jasper County, Texas$0
215Jefferson County, Texas$0
216Johnson County, Texas$0
217Lee County, Texas$0
218Leon County, Texas$0
219Liberty County, Texas$0
220Loving County, Texas$0
221McMullen County, Texas$0
222Madison County, Texas$0
223Marion County, Texas$0
224Matagorda County, Texas$0
225Montgomery County, Texas$0
226Morris County, Texas$0
227Newton County, Texas$0
228Orange County, Texas$0
229Palo Pinto County, Texas$0
230Parker County, Texas$0
231Polk County, Texas$0
232Rains County, Texas$0
233Refugio 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, 2022

Land in Texas, 2022

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:230,662
Total Acres in Farms:125,471,325
Cropland Acres:27,903,626
Permanent pasture and rangeland:88,472,861
Woodland Acres:6,624,943

Livestock in Texas, 2022

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold709,585,824
Layers inventory 24,478,507
Cattle and calves inventory12,543,300
Hogs and pigs inventory1,188,820
Sheep and lambs inventory612,917

Crops in Texas, 2022


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