Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in the United States, 2011

CRP PracticeAcres, 2011
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established11,532,351
Establishment of permanent native grasses5,905,856
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes2,470,127
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement2,123,686
Rare and Declining Habitat1,467,688
Wetland Restoration1,420,665
Filter strips1,024,697
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established907,421
Riparian buffer875,751
Hardwood tree planting604,084
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Grass--*450,404
Tree planting354,067
Habitat for upland birds240,419
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer195,765
Wetland restoration, non-flood plain157,350
Duck Nesting Habitat157,303
Grass waterways, non-easement136,418
Permanent wildlife habitat134,365
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement121,127
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer113,906
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement108,125
Longleaf Pine Initiative103,407
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement94,607
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - New90,595
Bottomland timber established on wetland73,578
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland64,246
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement59,879
Wildlife food plot52,464
Marginal wetland buffer45,172
Shallow water areas for wildlife40,855
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement36,530
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - Existing28,230
Emergency Forestry - Mixed Trees - Existing27,868
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - New25,603
Emergency Forestry - Bottomland Hardwood - Existing22,961
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Trees14,016
FWP Aquaculture Wetland Restoration10,814
Expired hardwood tree planting8,954
Emergency Forestry - Bottomland Hardwood - New8,692
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - Existing8,131
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity7,547
Grass waterways7,244
FWP Flooded Prairie Wetland6,623
Field windbreak establishment5,376
Living snow fences, non-easement4,854
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces4,507
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Buffers3,716
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Wetlands3,520
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement3,343
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)3,103
Shelterbelt establishment2,219
Diversions2,157
Emergency Forestry - Upland Hardwood - New1,907
Emergency Forestry - Upland Hardwood - Existing1,890
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)1,522
Cross Wind Trap Strips1,353
Living snow fence1,315
Vegetative filter strips1,259
Pollinator Habitat1,186
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover1,058
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands785
Erosion control structure775
Alternate perennial751
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Longleaf Pine558
Sediment Retention Control Structure: MI CREP452
FWP Constructed Wetland378
Vegetative filter strips (grass)375
Flood Control System236
Vegetative filter strips (trees)129
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement95
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement93
Alley cropping31

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

 

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