Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in Minnesota, 2011

CRP PracticeAcres, 2011
Wetland Restoration296,065
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established219,793
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes192,486
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement185,879
Filter strips159,390
Rare and Declining Habitat145,147
Establishment of permanent native grasses100,863
Permanent wildlife habitat76,620
Riparian buffer47,690
Wetland restoration, non-flood plain33,958
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Grass--*30,962
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer30,706
Hardwood tree planting20,833
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established16,534
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland13,613
Tree planting10,001
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement9,133
Duck Nesting Habitat7,908
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement7,376
Marginal wetland buffer5,339
Grass waterways, non-easement5,083
Wildlife food plot4,670
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement3,999
Living snow fences, non-easement2,893
Expired hardwood tree planting1,693
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement1,284
Living snow fence1,027
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer916
Field windbreak establishment778
Shelterbelt establishment579
Habitat for upland birds536
Cross Wind Trap Strips446
Shallow water areas for wildlife417
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement411
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Buffers289
Bottomland timber established on wetland259
FWP Flooded Prairie Wetland172
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)150
Grass waterways141
Vegetative filter strips (grass)106
Flood Control System89
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity78
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)61
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - New56
FWP Aquaculture Wetland Restoration53
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement48
Longleaf Pine Initiative40
Vegetative filter strips30
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover28
FWP Constructed Wetland22
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces21
Pollinator Habitat16
Diversions6
Vegetative filter strips (trees)6
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement5
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Trees4
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Longleaf Pine4
Erosion control structure0

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

 

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