Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in the United States, 2014

CRP PracticeAcres, 2014
Establishment of permanent native grasses6,673,383
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established4,536,721
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes3,254,734
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement2,041,645
Rare and Declining Habitat1,679,786
Wetland Restoration889,438
Filter strips871,914
Riparian buffer831,465
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Grass--*785,038
Hardwood tree planting565,473
Tree planting545,064
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established422,323
Wetland restoration, non-flood plain297,357
Duck Nesting Habitat266,770
Habitat for upland birds248,622
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer223,566
Grass waterways, non-easement126,757
Longleaf Pine Initiative119,173
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer118,308
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement108,968
Bottomland timber established on wetland105,443
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement103,727
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - New93,781
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement90,946
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland87,486
Pollinator Habitat66,608
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement58,792
Wildlife food plot56,602
Marginal wetland buffer47,109
Permanent wildlife habitat45,739
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement33,740
Shallow water areas for wildlife30,549
Emergency Forestry - Mixed Trees - Existing28,289
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - Existing28,230
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - New25,021
Emergency Forestry - Bottomland Hardwood - Existing23,066
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Trees17,280
FWP Aquaculture Wetland Restoration16,677
FWP Flooded Prairie Wetland12,327
Expired hardwood tree planting8,684
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity8,491
Emergency Forestry - Bottomland Hardwood - New8,347
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - Existing7,962
Living snow fences, non-easement6,178
Grass waterways5,755
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Wetlands4,447
Field windbreak establishment3,817
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Buffers3,807
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces3,245
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement2,305
Emergency Forestry - Upland Hardwood - Existing2,038
Emergency Forestry - Upland Hardwood - New1,813
Shelterbelt establishment1,573
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)1,333
Cross Wind Trap Strips644
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Longleaf Pine611
Living snow fence577
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)576
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover568
Vegetative filter strips (grass)516
FWP Constructed Wetland470
Vegetative filter strips365
Sediment Retention Control Structure: MI CREP350
Alternate perennial300
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands217
Flood Control System166
Diversions91
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement75
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement57
Erosion control structure28
Alley cropping6
Vegetative filter strips (trees)4

For more detail on who receives CRP Payments, please visit EWG's Farm Subsidy Database.

 

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