Conservation in Arkansas


USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1998-2015
Contracts: 15,666
Payments: $223,587,960

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2004-2015
Contracts: 888
Payments: $9,939,768

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 2,083
Payments: $123,263,618

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1995-2015
Recipients: 8,547
Payments: $254,965,901



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Arkansas, 2012

Land in Arkansas, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:45,071
Total Acres in Farms:13,810,786
Cropland Acres:7,931,111
Permanent pasture and rangeland:3,123,642
Woodland Acres:2,258,259
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:497,774

Livestock in Arkansas, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold975,950,973
Layers inventory 12,545,952
Cattle and calves inventory1,615,774
Hogs and pigs inventory109,316
Sheep and lambs inventory18,808

Crops in Arkansas, 2012


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