Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in Kansas, 2005

CRP PracticeAcres, 2005
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established1,459,853
Establishment of permanent native grasses1,087,502
Rare and Declining Habitat167,131
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes106,031
Filter strips23,437
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement11,204
Habitat for upland birds5,636
Grass waterways, non-easement4,891
Riparian buffer4,610
Wildlife food plot3,930
Permanent wildlife habitat3,012
Grass waterways2,164
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement1,941
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover1,835
Wetland Restoration1,815
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)1,360
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces1,278
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established1,220
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement1,085
Shallow water areas for wildlife930
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands843
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity788
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement512
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement456
Vegetative filter strips408
Alley cropping397
Tree planting372
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement352
Wetland restoration, non-flood plain327
Cross Wind Trap Strips303
Field windbreak establishment296
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement241
Hardwood tree planting207
Alternate perennial195
Expired hardwood tree planting174
Erosion control structure166
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement140
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement91
Shelterbelt establishment85
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer68
Living snow fence67
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer31
Vegetative filter strips (grass)30
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland12
Living snow fences, non-easement10
Marginal wetland buffer8
Bottomland timber established on wetland7
Diversions4
Vegetative filter strips (trees)3

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

 

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