Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in Washington

CRP rental payments by fiscal year in Washington

CRP rental payments by county, 2017-2021

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, 2017-2021

RankStateCRP Rental Payments, 2017-2020
1Whitman County, Washington$39,588,784
2Douglas County, Washington$37,512,486
3Walla Walla County, Washington$35,251,889
4Adams County, Washington$33,094,659
5Lincoln County, Washington$30,917,562
6Franklin County, Washington$21,723,138
7Grant County, Washington$15,846,324
8Benton County, Washington$13,805,780
9Columbia County, Washington$10,189,404
10Klickitat County, Washington$8,787,165
11Garfield County, Washington$8,632,228
12Yakima County, Washington$7,088,986
13Spokane County, Washington$6,461,485
14Whatcom County, Washington$5,961,441
15Asotin County, Washington$4,722,596
16Skagit County, Washington$1,201,327
17Lewis County, Washington$1,130,842
18Okanogan County, Washington$742,072
19Kittitas County, Washington$537,639
20Snohomish County, Washington$470,194
21Wahkiakum County, Washington$251,249
22Stevens County, Washington$174,437
23Pacific County, Washington$160,553
24Mason County, Washington$141,551
25Jefferson County, Washington$125,313
26Grays Harbor County, Washington$105,079
27Clallam County, Washington$91,661
28Clark County, Washington$85,096
29Chelan County, Washington$83,570
30Ferry County, Washington$79,911
31King County, Washington$65,363
32Thurston County, Washington$53,162
33Cowlitz County, Washington$15,062
34Kitsap County, Washington$10,489
35Island County, Washington$2,046
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, 2017

Land in Washington, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:35,793
Total Acres in Farms:14,679,857
Cropland Acres:7,488,625
Permanent pasture and rangeland:4,628,666
Woodland Acres:2,044,726

Livestock in Washington, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold27,101,183
Layers inventory 7,128,683
Cattle and calves inventory1,155,544
Sheep and lambs inventory52,329
Hogs and pigs inventory19,809

Crops in Washington, 2017


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