Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in Vermont

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in Vermont

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

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, 2017-2022

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2022
1Addison County, Vermont$554,075
2Franklin County, Vermont$437,293
3Rutland County, Vermont$198,481
4Orleans County, Vermont$173,186
5Chittenden County, Vermont$105,457
6Orange County, Vermont$76,044
7Lamoille County, Vermont$58,706
8Windham County, Vermont$36,310
9Essex County, Vermont$22,842
10Caledonia County, Vermont$19,481
11Bennington County, Vermont$13,502
12Washington County, Vermont$9,765
13Windsor County, Vermont$945
14Grand Isle County, Vermont$0
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Vermont, 2022

Land in Vermont, 2022

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:6,537
Total Acres in Farms:1,173,890
Cropland Acres:436,297
Permanent pasture and rangeland:88,576
Woodland Acres:569,494

Livestock in Vermont, 2022

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold467,308
Cattle and calves inventory214,567
Layers inventory 163,054
Sheep and lambs inventory17,888
Hogs and pigs inventory5,602

Crops in Vermont, 2022


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