Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in the United States, 2010

CRP PracticeAcres, 2010
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established9,755,996
Establishment of permanent native grasses6,870,696
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes5,055,828
Wetland Restoration1,295,299
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement1,177,613
Rare and Declining Habitat1,084,437
Filter strips997,994
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established873,245
Riparian buffer820,735
Tree planting642,063
Permanent wildlife habitat584,033
Hardwood tree planting412,383
Grass waterways, non-easement185,938
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer162,592
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Grass--*132,361
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity131,227
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer108,307
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover107,750
Habitat for upland birds99,304
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement86,777
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement83,611
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - New83,447
Longleaf Pine Initiative71,281
Wildlife food plot62,636
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland51,493
Wetland restoration, non-flood plain50,150
Duck Nesting Habitat45,059
Shallow water areas for wildlife43,094
Grass waterways39,934
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement35,764
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement35,565
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)32,633
Field windbreak establishment32,615
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)30,769
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands29,163
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement26,067
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - Existing25,829
Emergency Forestry - Mixed Trees - Existing25,125
Bottomland timber established on wetland23,213
Marginal wetland buffer20,767
Emergency Forestry - Bottomland Hardwood - Existing16,925
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement14,863
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement13,764
Shelterbelt establishment12,372
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - New12,115
Erosion control structure9,102
Vegetative filter strips8,171
Emergency Forestry - Bottomland Hardwood - New7,434
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - Existing5,579
Vegetative filter strips (grass)5,378
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Trees5,132
Diversions4,759
Flood Control System4,486
Living snow fences, non-easement4,132
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces3,713
Living snow fence3,285
Expired hardwood tree planting3,210
Emergency Forestry - Upland Hardwood - Existing1,921
Cross Wind Trap Strips1,552
Alley cropping1,542
Emergency Forestry - Upland Hardwood - New1,455
Alternate perennial1,382
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Wetlands936
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Buffers806
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement383
Vegetative filter strips (trees)345
Permanent Wildlife Habitat287
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Longleaf Pine22
FWP Flooded Prairie Wetland12
FWP Constructed Wetland8

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

 

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