Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in Minnesota, 2003

CRP PracticeAcres, 2003
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes306,681
Wetland Restoration293,582
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established293,000
Permanent wildlife habitat172,057
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement164,566
Filter strips136,061
Establishment of permanent native grasses134,214
Rare and Declining Habitat54,011
Riparian buffer37,522
Tree planting20,402
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established17,020
Hardwood tree planting14,551
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer12,251
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement10,976
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland5,941
Wildlife food plot5,813
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement4,309
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement3,965
Vegetative filter strips3,850
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement3,027
Field windbreak establishment2,940
Grass waterways, non-easement2,838
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover2,475
Shelterbelt establishment2,208
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity2,025
Grass waterways1,156
Living snow fence1,146
Living snow fences, non-easement1,090
Shallow water areas for wildlife997
Erosion control structure910
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement676
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement670
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands610
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)441
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement224
Vegetative filter strips (grass)136
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces69
Cross Wind Trap Strips59
Permanent Wildlife Habitat52
Diversions38
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)28
Alley cropping8
Alternate perennial4
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement4

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

 

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