Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in the United States, 1999

CRP PracticeAcres, 1999
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes10,326,993
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established8,761,315
Establishment of permanent native grasses5,767,353
Tree planting1,085,492
Permanent wildlife habitat889,953
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established736,045
Wetland Restoration595,937
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement526,608
Filter strips346,655
Hardwood tree planting141,301
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity94,027
Riparian buffer93,570
Diversions60,268
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement59,617
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands58,309
Rare and Declining Habitat50,935
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement40,977
Vegetative filter strips30,114
Wildlife food plot27,999
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)26,997
Shallow water areas for wildlife20,255
Field windbreak establishment17,413
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement15,051
Grass waterways, non-easement13,216
Grass waterways10,323
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement7,282
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement7,071
Erosion control structure6,790
Shelterbelt establishment6,714
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement4,759
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover3,945
Vegetative filter strips (grass)3,633
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement2,255
Living snow fence2,060
Permanent Wildlife Habitat2,047
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)1,715
Vegetative filter strips (trees)1,086
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement908
Living snow fences, non-easement771
Alternate perennial569
Cross Wind Trap Strips289
Alley cropping153

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

 

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