Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in Texas, 2008

CRP PracticeAcres, 2008
Establishment of permanent native grasses1,809,133
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established1,493,153
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes544,394
Riparian buffer31,096
Permanent wildlife habitat20,576
Wetland Restoration8,959
Tree planting4,806
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement4,087
Wildlife food plot3,052
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established2,518
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover2,496
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - New1,823
Habitat for upland birds1,823
Filter strips1,675
Emergency Forestry - Bottomland Hardwood - Existing1,554
Grass waterways1,406
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer1,368
Alley cropping1,189
Emergency Forestry - Mixed Trees - Existing1,040
Grass waterways, non-easement776
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - Existing579
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)398
Cross Wind Trap Strips353
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement341
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - New250
Field windbreak establishment189
Shallow water areas for wildlife173
Emergency Forestry - Upland Hardwood - Existing170
Alternate perennial145
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)142
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement84
Shelterbelt establishment83
Emergency Forestry - Bottomland Hardwood - New83
Emergency Forestry - Upland Hardwood - New80
Hardwood tree planting78
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement76
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer45
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - Existing43
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity42
Erosion control structure38
Living snow fence7
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands1

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


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