Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in the United States, 2000

CRP PracticeAcres, 2000
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes9,454,349
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established9,335,124
Establishment of permanent native grasses6,622,397
Tree planting1,093,141
Wetland Restoration910,608
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement872,747
Permanent wildlife habitat826,614
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established812,053
Filter strips454,097
Hardwood tree planting221,949
Rare and Declining Habitat158,538
Riparian buffer140,707
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity91,570
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement66,105
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement53,104
Diversions47,073
Wildlife food plot42,306
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)37,992
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands28,807
Vegetative filter strips25,618
Shallow water areas for wildlife21,549
Field windbreak establishment20,779
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement19,622
Grass waterways, non-easement18,700
Grass waterways12,823
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement8,195
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement7,152
Shelterbelt establishment6,945
Erosion control structure6,695
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement5,370
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement5,314
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement4,941
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover4,392
Vegetative filter strips (grass)4,010
Permanent Wildlife Habitat2,226
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)2,018
Living snow fences, non-easement1,570
Living snow fence1,036
Alternate perennial533
Vegetative filter strips (trees)432
Cross Wind Trap Strips325
Alley cropping162

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

 

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