Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in the United States, 1998

CRP PracticeAcres, 1998
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes12,316,680
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established7,890,471
Establishment of permanent native grasses5,232,646
Tree planting1,336,330
Permanent wildlife habitat914,380
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established653,717
Wetland Restoration422,985
Filter strips254,180
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement253,359
Hardwood tree planting108,692
Diversions100,847
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity96,247
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands71,618
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement50,065
Riparian buffer49,915
Vegetative filter strips49,208
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement34,906
Wildlife food plot29,152
Field windbreak establishment27,607
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)25,932
Shallow water areas for wildlife12,746
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement10,096
Erosion control structure9,008
Grass waterways, non-easement8,952
Grass waterways7,272
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement6,789
Rare and Declining Habitat6,469
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement3,895
Vegetative filter strips (grass)3,847
Shelterbelt establishment3,698
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement2,839
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover2,305
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement1,769
Permanent Wildlife Habitat1,759
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)1,153
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement663
Alternate perennial449
Living snow fences, non-easement207
Living snow fence160
Alley cropping158
Vegetative filter strips (trees)78
Cross Wind Trap Strips55

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

 

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