Conservation in Delaware


USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1998-2015
Contracts: 3,172
Payments: $57,713,614

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2005-2015
Contracts: 191
Payments: $1,832,067

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 56
Payments: $2,436,605

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1995-2015
Recipients: 518
Payments: $11,982,447



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Delaware, 2012

Land in Delaware, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:2,451
Total Acres in Farms:508,652
Cropland Acres:439,157
Permanent pasture and rangeland:8,154
Woodland Acres:42,184
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:19,157

Livestock in Delaware, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold211,576,121
Cattle and calves inventory18,225
Hogs and pigs inventory5,891
Sheep and lambs inventory1,040
Layers inventory 0

Crops in Delaware, 2012


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