Conservation in Florida


USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1998-2015
Contracts: 6,550
Payments: $152,425,711

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2004-2015
Contracts: 473
Payments: $4,870,446

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 197
Payments: $7,430,964

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1995-2015
Recipients: 3,968
Payments: $64,242,357



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Florida, 2012

Land in Florida, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:47,740
Total Acres in Farms:9,548,342
Cropland Acres:2,744,064
Permanent pasture and rangeland:3,749,647
Woodland Acres:2,398,545
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:656,086

Livestock in Florida, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold58,644,898
Layers inventory 9,386,611
Cattle and calves inventory1,675,323
Sheep and lambs inventory18,232
Hogs and pigs inventory14,915

Crops in Florida, 2012


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