Conservation in Connecticut

Connecticut

USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1998-2015
Contracts: 1,103
Payments: $33,897,611

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2004-2015
Contracts: 339
Payments: $8,556,180

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 25
Payments: $515,352

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1998-2015
Recipients: 22
Payments: $289,587

 

 

USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Connecticut, 2012

Land in Connecticut, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:5,977
Total Acres in Farms:436,539
Cropland Acres:151,144
Permanent pasture and rangeland:39,806
Woodland Acres:144,391
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:101,198

Livestock in Connecticut, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold265,099
Cattle and calves inventory48,278
Sheep and lambs inventory6,093
Hogs and pigs inventory4,737
Layers inventory 0

Crops in Connecticut, 2012

 

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