Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in Illinois, 2014

CRP PracticeAcres, 2014
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes181,246
Filter strips122,647
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement114,256
Riparian buffer106,705
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established85,393
Habitat for upland birds62,889
Establishment of permanent native grasses54,611
Hardwood tree planting49,176
Wetland Restoration47,937
Grass waterways, non-easement31,397
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Grass--*16,302
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established11,044
Wildlife food plot5,149
Shallow water areas for wildlife4,722
Pollinator Habitat4,445
Bottomland timber established on wetland4,059
Wetland restoration, non-flood plain3,284
Tree planting3,188
Rare and Declining Habitat2,285
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement2,260
Grass waterways1,879
Permanent wildlife habitat1,123
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement875
Expired hardwood tree planting639
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer373
Field windbreak establishment296
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer268
Marginal wetland buffer233
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland208
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement187
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement142
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Buffers135
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Wetlands112
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces78
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)66
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Trees58
Living snow fences, non-easement57
Vegetative filter strips (grass)52
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)47
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover31
Cross Wind Trap Strips23
Alternate perennial19
FWP Constructed Wetland19
Flood Control System13
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands10
FWP Aquaculture Wetland Restoration7
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement6
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement4
Shelterbelt establishment4
Living snow fence3
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity3
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement3
Erosion control structure2
Vegetative filter strips2
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement1

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

 

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