Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in Washington

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in Washington

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

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

1Grass plantings - native498,64342.3%
2Grass plantings - introduced262,73522.3%
3State acres for wildlife enhancement111,3459.4%
4Wildlife habitat106,0589.0%
5Existing grass94,1608.0%
6Contour grass strips41,5803.5%
7Filter strips31,3092.7%
8Riparian buffers17,7491.5%
9CRP grasslands - native grasses4,8500.4%
10Pollinator habitat3,1400.3%
11Tree plantings - softwoods2,4180.2%
12Upland bird habitat buffers1,5530.1%
13Rare and declining habitat1,1630.1%
14Wildlife food plots708< 0.1%
15Marginal pasture buffers - wildlife631< 0.1%
16Marginal pasture buffers - wetland540< 0.1%
17Existing trees423< 0.1%
18Grass waterways321< 0.1%
19CRP grasslands - introduced grasses276< 0.1%
20Shallow water for wildlife50< 0.1%
21Wildlife corridors48< 0.1%
22Wetland restoration - floodplain42< 0.1%
23Wetland restoration15< 0.1%
24Shelterbelts9< 0.1%
25Farmable wetland program - buffer8< 0.1%
26Field windbreaks5< 0.1%
27Wetland restoration - non-floodplain5< 0.1%
28Farmable wetland program - wetland2< 0.1%
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 Total Acres1,179,778 

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2022

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2022
1Whitman County, Washington$58,649,466
2Douglas County, Washington$54,843,935
3Adams County, Washington$49,807,709
4Walla Walla County, Washington$48,264,444
5Lincoln County, Washington$44,868,537
6Franklin County, Washington$33,146,858
7Grant County, Washington$23,220,402
8Benton County, Washington$19,147,273
9Columbia County, Washington$14,606,587
10Garfield County, Washington$12,608,492
11Klickitat County, Washington$12,117,065
12Yakima County, Washington$10,443,500
13Spokane County, Washington$9,455,384
14Whatcom County, Washington$9,258,458
15Asotin County, Washington$6,903,192
16Skagit County, Washington$1,850,977
17Lewis County, Washington$1,761,778
18Okanogan County, Washington$1,042,026
19Kittitas County, Washington$916,080
20Snohomish County, Washington$689,119
21Wahkiakum County, Washington$355,282
22Stevens County, Washington$233,617
23Pacific County, Washington$219,374
24Mason County, Washington$215,873
25Jefferson County, Washington$175,561
26Grays Harbor County, Washington$162,796
27Clallam County, Washington$136,001
28Ferry County, Washington$127,377
29Chelan County, Washington$125,488
30Clark County, Washington$122,954
31King County, Washington$110,526
32Thurston County, Washington$78,733
33Cowlitz County, Washington$22,586
34Kitsap County, Washington$11,776
35Island County, Washington$3,070
36Pierce County, Washington$351
37San Juan County, Washington$0
38Pend Oreille County, Washington$0
39Skamania County, Washington$0
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Washington, 2022

Land in Washington, 2022

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:32,076
Total Acres in Farms:13,855,414
Cropland Acres:7,368,459
Permanent pasture and rangeland:4,305,079
Woodland Acres:1,656,587

Livestock in Washington, 2022

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold25,904,999
Layers inventory 6,024,276
Cattle and calves inventory1,123,261
Sheep and lambs inventory44,421
Hogs and pigs inventory17,707

Crops in Washington, 2022


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