Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in the United States, 2007

CRP PracticeAcres, 2007
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established12,174,381
Establishment of permanent native grasses7,708,370
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes6,947,622
Wetland Restoration1,471,534
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement1,430,670
Rare and Declining Habitat1,116,127
Filter strips1,006,191
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established1,000,689
Tree planting830,936
Riparian buffer749,077
Permanent wildlife habitat716,117
Hardwood tree planting391,240
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity162,579
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer115,384
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement112,342
Grass waterways, non-easement88,056
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover77,998
Wildlife food plot77,634
Habitat for upland birds72,150
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement62,081
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement53,065
Shallow water areas for wildlife52,549
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)46,922
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland42,845
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer37,292
Grass waterways36,744
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement35,913
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - New34,126
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement30,233
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands29,521
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement26,961
Field windbreak establishment23,835
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - Existing17,040
Wetland restoration, non-flood plain16,966
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)16,723
Bottomland timber established on wetland14,087
Shelterbelt establishment13,553
Marginal wetland buffer12,749
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement12,460
Emergency Forestry - Mixed Trees - Existing11,769
Vegetative filter strips10,540
Emergency Forestry - Bottomland Hardwood - Existing9,932
Longleaf Pine Initiative6,693
Erosion control structure5,686
Diversions5,671
Vegetative filter strips (grass)5,266
Emergency Forestry - Bottomland Hardwood - New4,688
Living snow fences, non-easement4,085
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces3,667
Living snow fence3,041
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - New2,743
Duck Nesting Habitat2,355
Cross Wind Trap Strips2,312
Expired hardwood tree planting2,254
Emergency Forestry - Upland Hardwood - New1,528
Alternate perennial1,196
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - Existing1,057
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement931
Permanent Wildlife Habitat908
Emergency Forestry - Upland Hardwood - Existing556
Vegetative filter strips (trees)515
Alley cropping348
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Buffers19
Flood Control System11
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Grass--*6
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Trees1

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

 

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