Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in Minnesota, 2005

CRP PracticeAcres, 2005
Wetland Restoration316,329
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established289,119
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes264,586
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement169,124
Permanent wildlife habitat165,191
Filter strips146,000
Establishment of permanent native grasses135,373
Rare and Declining Habitat94,589
Riparian buffer43,702
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established18,972
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer17,534
Tree planting17,016
Hardwood tree planting15,375
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement11,115
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland8,637
Wildlife food plot5,897
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement5,431
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement4,613
Vegetative filter strips3,447
Grass waterways, non-easement3,424
Field windbreak establishment3,347
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement3,160
Marginal wetland buffer2,937
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity2,182
Shelterbelt establishment2,178
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover1,982
Living snow fences, non-easement1,520
Grass waterways1,434
Living snow fence1,374
Erosion control structure1,176
Shallow water areas for wildlife1,036
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)942
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement773
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands748
Wetland restoration, non-flood plain697
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer558
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement554
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)455
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement419
Vegetative filter strips (grass)242
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement200
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces132
Bottomland timber established on wetland53
Permanent Wildlife Habitat50
Cross Wind Trap Strips42
Diversions14
Alley cropping8

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

 

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