Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in Minnesota, 2006

CRP PracticeAcres, 2006
Wetland Restoration315,854
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established286,042
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes265,873
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement172,664
Permanent wildlife habitat160,889
Filter strips154,813
Establishment of permanent native grasses137,239
Rare and Declining Habitat111,588
Riparian buffer44,737
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer21,568
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established19,673
Tree planting16,334
Hardwood tree planting16,010
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement11,061
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland10,070
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement6,079
Wildlife food plot6,078
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement4,903
Grass waterways, non-easement3,898
Field windbreak establishment3,109
Marginal wetland buffer3,044
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity2,252
Shelterbelt establishment2,238
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover1,950
Wetland restoration, non-flood plain1,761
Living snow fences, non-easement1,637
Vegetative filter strips1,481
Grass waterways1,447
Living snow fence1,432
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement1,355
Shallow water areas for wildlife1,175
Erosion control structure1,143
Bottomland timber established on wetland924
Vegetative filter strips (grass)829
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement796
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands772
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer650
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)466
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)437
Expired hardwood tree planting424
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement317
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement261
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces242
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement135
Habitat for upland birds88
Cross Wind Trap Strips44
Permanent Wildlife Habitat27
Alley cropping1

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


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