Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in Minnesota, 2009

CRP PracticeAcres, 2009
Wetland Restoration309,796
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes240,919
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established217,993
Filter strips159,263
Permanent wildlife habitat153,016
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement150,920
Rare and Declining Habitat137,348
Establishment of permanent native grasses112,160
Riparian buffer47,318
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer27,985
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established16,443
Hardwood tree planting16,049
Tree planting14,625
Grass waterways, non-easement13,072
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland12,730
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Grass--*9,179
Wetland restoration, non-flood plain8,765
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement8,244
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement7,793
Wildlife food plot5,666
Field windbreak establishment3,554
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement3,161
Marginal wetland buffer2,945
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity2,258
Living snow fences, non-easement1,844
Duck Nesting Habitat1,683
Living snow fence1,668
Shelterbelt establishment1,427
Grass waterways1,278
Vegetative filter strips (grass)1,231
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover1,099
Bottomland timber established on wetland986
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement939
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer893
Shallow water areas for wildlife779
Expired hardwood tree planting444
Habitat for upland birds359
Vegetative filter strips220
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement200
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)194
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces178
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement168
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - New106
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Buffers99
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)62
Cross Wind Trap Strips48
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement42
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement39
Erosion control structure20
Flood Control System20
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands10
Diversions9
Vegetative filter strips (trees)5
Longleaf Pine Initiative1
Alley cropping1

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

 

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