Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in Minnesota, 2012

CRP PracticeAcres, 2012
Wetland Restoration293,131
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement193,172
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established162,967
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes162,157
Filter strips153,391
Rare and Declining Habitat151,353
Establishment of permanent native grasses94,933
Permanent wildlife habitat63,791
Wetland restoration, non-flood plain56,228
Riparian buffer47,092
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Grass--*31,249
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer30,736
Hardwood tree planting22,017
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established14,923
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland13,774
Tree planting9,613
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement9,305
Duck Nesting Habitat8,986
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement6,655
Marginal wetland buffer5,982
Grass waterways, non-easement4,723
Wildlife food plot4,580
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement4,049
Living snow fences, non-easement3,296
Expired hardwood tree planting1,554
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement1,126
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer896
Living snow fence758
Field windbreak establishment541
Habitat for upland birds519
Shelterbelt establishment484
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement419
Shallow water areas for wildlife323
Bottomland timber established on wetland282
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Buffers264
FWP Flooded Prairie Wetland261
Pollinator Habitat203
Cross Wind Trap Strips136
Grass waterways121
Vegetative filter strips (grass)106
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)106
Flood Control System87
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement72
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity69
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)62
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - New56
FWP Aquaculture Wetland Restoration52
Longleaf Pine Initiative40
Vegetative filter strips30
FWP Constructed Wetland22
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces20
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover10
Diversions6
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement5
Vegetative filter strips (trees)5
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Longleaf Pine4
Alternate perennial1
Erosion control structure0

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

 

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