Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in Minnesota, 2000

CRP PracticeAcres, 2000
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes332,598
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established284,028
Wetland Restoration210,651
Permanent wildlife habitat186,066
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement135,718
Establishment of permanent native grasses126,504
Filter strips78,366
Tree planting25,569
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established15,193
Hardwood tree planting14,717
Rare and Declining Habitat13,422
Riparian buffer12,310
Wildlife food plot4,619
Vegetative filter strips3,918
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement3,007
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement1,976
Field windbreak establishment1,185
Erosion control structure1,076
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover947
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement876
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement843
Shelterbelt establishment738
Shallow water areas for wildlife715
Vegetative filter strips (grass)500
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement451
Grass waterways, non-easement305
Living snow fence251
Living snow fences, non-easement248
Grass waterways242
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands187
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement167
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement136
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity130
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)113
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)46
Permanent Wildlife Habitat34
Cross Wind Trap Strips28
Alley cropping7
Alternate perennial2

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


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