Conservation in Georgia


USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1997-2015
Contracts: 14,523
Payments: $168,795,707

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2004-2015
Contracts: 1,226
Payments: $17,296,309

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 1,645
Payments: $80,529,885

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1995-2015
Recipients: 21,817
Payments: $363,692,317



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Georgia, 2012

Land in Georgia, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:42,257
Total Acres in Farms:9,620,836
Cropland Acres:4,190,918
Permanent pasture and rangeland:1,373,836
Woodland Acres:3,475,854
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:580,228

Livestock in Georgia, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold1,369,162,943
Layers inventory 17,445,067
Cattle and calves inventory1,033,717
Hogs and pigs inventory153,733
Sheep and lambs inventory21,798

Crops in Georgia, 2012


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