Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in the United States, 2001

CRP PracticeAcres, 2001
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes9,697,201
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established9,685,073
Establishment of permanent native grasses7,298,281
Tree planting1,144,547
Wetland Restoration1,038,061
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement996,079
Permanent wildlife habitat858,607
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established846,357
Filter strips596,191
Hardwood tree planting297,536
Riparian buffer249,612
Rare and Declining Habitat247,486
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity104,951
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement71,874
Wildlife food plot65,203
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement53,179
Diversions48,155
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)44,166
Grass waterways, non-easement31,224
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands30,990
Shallow water areas for wildlife29,679
Vegetative filter strips26,889
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement22,928
Grass waterways16,825
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement12,103
Field windbreak establishment10,994
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement10,282
Shelterbelt establishment8,375
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement7,359
Erosion control structure7,298
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover6,037
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement4,839
Vegetative filter strips (grass)3,766
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement3,119
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)2,352
Alternate perennial2,189
Permanent Wildlife Habitat1,993
Living snow fences, non-easement1,927
Living snow fence850
Cross Wind Trap Strips644
Vegetative filter strips (trees)593
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer549
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland352
Alley cropping242
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces209

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

 

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