Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in Minnesota, 2013

CRP PracticeAcres, 2013
Wetland Restoration252,936
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement226,453
Rare and Declining Habitat176,122
Filter strips134,782
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes106,867
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established86,745
Establishment of permanent native grasses83,272
Wetland restoration, non-flood plain78,491
Riparian buffer44,127
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer34,884
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Grass--*32,036
Hardwood tree planting21,110
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland15,489
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established12,253
Permanent wildlife habitat12,069
Tree planting9,915
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement8,974
Duck Nesting Habitat8,757
Marginal wetland buffer6,115
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement5,846
Wildlife food plot5,154
Grass waterways, non-easement4,056
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement3,985
Living snow fences, non-easement3,706
Expired hardwood tree planting1,610
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement914
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer866
Bottomland timber established on wetland623
Living snow fence549
Habitat for upland birds537
Pollinator Habitat505
Field windbreak establishment425
FWP Flooded Prairie Wetland295
Shallow water areas for wildlife294
Shelterbelt establishment293
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement236
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Buffers128
Grass waterways89
Flood Control System83
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - New79
Vegetative filter strips (grass)77
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement72
FWP Aquaculture Wetland Restoration52
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)47
Longleaf Pine Initiative40
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)40
Vegetative filter strips31
FWP Constructed Wetland27
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces21
Sediment Retention Control Structure: MI CREP17
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity15
Cross Wind Trap Strips14
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement5
Vegetative filter strips (trees)5
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Wetlands3
Erosion control structure2
Alternate perennial1

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

 

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