Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in Texas, 2012

CRP PracticeAcres, 2012
Establishment of permanent native grasses1,582,157
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established1,481,824
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes125,365
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Grass--*73,124
Riparian buffer33,930
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement25,359
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established9,687
Wetland Restoration6,969
Habitat for upland birds4,632
Permanent wildlife habitat3,684
Tree planting3,381
Grass waterways, non-easement2,515
Wildlife food plot2,224
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer2,005
Emergency Forestry - Bottomland Hardwood - Existing1,430
Emergency Forestry - Mixed Trees - Existing1,391
Filter strips1,387
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - New1,236
Pollinator Habitat616
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - Existing495
Expired hardwood tree planting337
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement311
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - New242
Alternate perennial238
Wetland restoration, non-flood plain228
Grass waterways171
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Buffers162
Shallow water areas for wildlife144
Emergency Forestry - Upland Hardwood - Existing144
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement95
Emergency Forestry - Upland Hardwood - New80
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces64
Vegetative filter strips57
Hardwood tree planting56
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)50
Bottomland timber established on wetland45
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - Existing43
Emergency Forestry - Bottomland Hardwood - New36
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement31
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement28
Field windbreak establishment13
Erosion control structure7
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)6
Cross Wind Trap Strips6
Sediment Retention Control Structure: MI CREP6
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement5
Shelterbelt establishment2
Marginal wetland buffer2

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

 

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