Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in Minnesota, 2007

CRP PracticeAcres, 2007
Wetland Restoration314,935
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established282,368
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes269,533
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement176,903
Filter strips158,479
Permanent wildlife habitat156,694
Establishment of permanent native grasses139,060
Rare and Declining Habitat136,743
Riparian buffer46,114
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer23,783
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established19,742
Tree planting16,035
Hardwood tree planting15,857
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement11,218
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland10,620
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement6,306
Wildlife food plot6,156
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement5,178
Grass waterways, non-easement4,138
Marginal wetland buffer3,411
Field windbreak establishment3,333
Wetland restoration, non-flood plain2,404
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity2,321
Shelterbelt establishment2,294
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover1,819
Living snow fences, non-easement1,725
Living snow fence1,537
Grass waterways1,468
Shallow water areas for wildlife1,193
Erosion control structure1,150
Bottomland timber established on wetland1,065
Vegetative filter strips (grass)1,055
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands913
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement871
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer773
Vegetative filter strips538
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)487
Expired hardwood tree planting463
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)440
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement317
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement247
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement234
Habitat for upland birds234
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces233
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - New110
Vegetative filter strips (trees)74
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement60
Cross Wind Trap Strips44
Permanent Wildlife Habitat22
Alternate perennial11
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Buffers2
Duck Nesting Habitat1
Alley cropping1

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


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