Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in the United States, 2013

CRP PracticeAcres, 2013
Establishment of permanent native grasses6,994,765
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established5,522,299
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes3,117,188
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement2,188,969
Rare and Declining Habitat1,711,763
Wetland Restoration1,063,771
Filter strips921,034
Riparian buffer854,697
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Grass--*650,104
Hardwood tree planting582,413
Tree planting534,386
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established511,165
Wetland restoration, non-flood plain262,121
Habitat for upland birds246,553
Duck Nesting Habitat229,934
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer225,506
Grass waterways, non-easement130,838
Longleaf Pine Initiative116,796
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer116,605
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement114,152
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement105,731
Bottomland timber established on wetland97,452
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement93,646
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - New92,793
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland85,184
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement61,034
Wildlife food plot59,371
Permanent wildlife habitat56,346
Pollinator Habitat51,813
Marginal wetland buffer46,156
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement35,081
Shallow water areas for wildlife32,960
Emergency Forestry - Mixed Trees - Existing28,738
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - Existing28,198
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - New24,877
Emergency Forestry - Bottomland Hardwood - Existing23,449
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Trees16,185
FWP Aquaculture Wetland Restoration15,886
FWP Flooded Prairie Wetland11,550
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity8,863
Emergency Forestry - Bottomland Hardwood - New8,796
Expired hardwood tree planting8,744
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - Existing7,843
Grass waterways6,427
Living snow fences, non-easement6,029
Field windbreak establishment4,077
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces3,646
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Wetlands3,541
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Buffers3,520
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement2,592
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)1,805
Emergency Forestry - Upland Hardwood - Existing1,682
Shelterbelt establishment1,658
Emergency Forestry - Upland Hardwood - New1,467
Cross Wind Trap Strips980
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)773
Living snow fence692
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Longleaf Pine633
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands600
Sediment Retention Control Structure: MI CREP578
Alternate perennial577
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover569
Vegetative filter strips540
FWP Constructed Wetland364
Vegetative filter strips (grass)332
Flood Control System204
Diversions112
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement79
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement52
Erosion control structure32
Alley cropping7
Vegetative filter strips (trees)5

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

 

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