Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in Texas, 2009

CRP PracticeAcres, 2009
Establishment of permanent native grasses1,753,901
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established1,477,068
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes535,433
Riparian buffer30,290
Permanent wildlife habitat20,642
Wetland Restoration8,681
Tree planting4,676
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement4,056
Wildlife food plot3,524
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover2,567
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established2,554
Habitat for upland birds1,755
Filter strips1,491
Emergency Forestry - Bottomland Hardwood - Existing1,452
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer1,417
Emergency Forestry - Mixed Trees - Existing1,382
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - New1,255
Grass waterways1,189
Alley cropping1,189
Grass waterways, non-easement788
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - Existing550
Bottomland timber established on wetland381
Diversions322
Alternate perennial314
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement311
Cross Wind Trap Strips288
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - New242
Field windbreak establishment193
Emergency Forestry - Upland Hardwood - Existing170
Shallow water areas for wildlife168
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Grass--*138
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)119
Shelterbelt establishment85
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement84
Emergency Forestry - Upland Hardwood - New80
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement76
Hardwood tree planting76
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer45
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - Existing43
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity42
Erosion control structure38
Emergency Forestry - Bottomland Hardwood - New36
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)17
Living snow fence7

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

 

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