Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in Vermont

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in Vermont

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2021

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

1Riparian buffers2,14693.7%
2Filter strips1195.2%
3Grass waterways150.7%
4Grass plantings - introduced70.3%
5Marginal pasture buffers - wetland1< 0.1%
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 Total Acres2,290 

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2020
1Addison County, Vermont$383,523
2Franklin County, Vermont$282,664
3Rutland County, Vermont$139,835
4Orleans County, Vermont$112,212
5Chittenden County, Vermont$69,041
6Orange County, Vermont$50,782
7Lamoille County, Vermont$40,015
8Windham County, Vermont$24,532
9Essex County, Vermont$16,810
10Caledonia County, Vermont$13,296
11Bennington County, Vermont$11,407
12Washington County, Vermont$7,377
13Windsor County, Vermont$643
14Grand Isle County, Vermont$0
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Vermont, 2017

Land in Vermont, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:6,808
Total Acres in Farms:1,193,437
Cropland Acres:479,680
Permanent pasture and rangeland:112,348
Woodland Acres:527,520

Livestock in Vermont, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold345,831
Cattle and calves inventory254,796
Layers inventory 173,241
Sheep and lambs inventory17,367
Hogs and pigs inventory4,736

Crops in Vermont, 2017


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