Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in Texas, 2011

CRP PracticeAcres, 2011
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established1,903,986
Establishment of permanent native grasses1,363,057
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes45,893
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Grass--*42,022
Riparian buffer34,291
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement26,263
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established9,136
Permanent wildlife habitat7,216
Wetland Restoration7,121
Habitat for upland birds4,899
Tree planting3,239
Wildlife food plot2,809
Grass waterways, non-easement2,154
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer1,973
Emergency Forestry - Mixed Trees - Existing1,481
Emergency Forestry - Bottomland Hardwood - Existing1,430
Filter strips1,379
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - New1,236
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - Existing495
Grass waterways431
Expired hardwood tree planting337
Shallow water areas for wildlife321
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement311
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - New242
Wetland restoration, non-flood plain228
Alternate perennial223
Emergency Forestry - Upland Hardwood - Existing144
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement137
Hardwood tree planting124
Emergency Forestry - Upland Hardwood - New80
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces77
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)74
Vegetative filter strips57
Bottomland timber established on wetland45
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - Existing43
Emergency Forestry - Bottomland Hardwood - New36
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland36
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement31
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement28
Field windbreak establishment13
Erosion control structure7
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement7
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)6
Cross Wind Trap Strips6
Sediment Retention Control Structure: MI CREP6
Shelterbelt establishment2
Marginal wetland buffer2
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer1

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


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