Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in the United States, 2004

CRP PracticeAcres, 2004
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established10,726,110
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes7,949,091
Establishment of permanent native grasses7,547,698
Wetland Restoration1,261,334
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement1,155,545
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established914,062
Tree planting903,881
Filter strips879,629
Permanent wildlife habitat842,325
Riparian buffer571,577
Rare and Declining Habitat474,764
Hardwood tree planting358,627
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity133,026
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement95,058
Wildlife food plot76,674
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer70,761
Grass waterways, non-easement60,541
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)58,193
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement50,269
Shallow water areas for wildlife45,651
Grass waterways32,955
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement31,219
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands29,692
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement29,524
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland28,950
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement27,237
Field windbreak establishment24,212
Vegetative filter strips24,146
Shelterbelt establishment16,848
Erosion control structure9,482
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer8,052
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement7,701
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover7,237
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement5,370
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)4,842
Marginal wetland buffer4,243
Living snow fences, non-easement3,373
Permanent Wildlife Habitat2,798
Living snow fence2,671
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement1,925
Vegetative filter strips (grass)1,400
Cross Wind Trap Strips1,284
Alternate perennial1,278
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces876
Vegetative filter strips (trees)658
Bottomland timber established on wetland345
Alley cropping175

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


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