Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in Minnesota, 2004

CRP PracticeAcres, 2004
Wetland Restoration314,459
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established289,760
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes268,185
Permanent wildlife habitat168,250
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement164,889
Filter strips143,479
Establishment of permanent native grasses135,145
Rare and Declining Habitat90,010
Riparian buffer41,203
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established18,630
Tree planting17,779
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer16,223
Hardwood tree planting15,449
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement10,944
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland7,475
Wildlife food plot5,430
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement5,146
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement4,449
Vegetative filter strips3,499
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement3,238
Grass waterways, non-easement3,207
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement3,111
Field windbreak establishment3,058
Marginal wetland buffer2,530
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity2,068
Shelterbelt establishment2,012
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover1,843
Grass waterways1,552
Living snow fences, non-easement1,350
Living snow fence1,335
Erosion control structure1,104
Shallow water areas for wildlife1,072
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)955
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement772
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands750
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer608
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement488
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)424
Vegetative filter strips (grass)207
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement181
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces82
Cross Wind Trap Strips57
Permanent Wildlife Habitat50
Alternate perennial38
Diversions35
Bottomland timber established on wetland23
Alley cropping8

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

 

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