Conservation in Hawaii


USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1998-2015
Contracts: 1,054
Payments: $41,043,593

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2005-2015
Contracts: 52
Payments: $3,877,742

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 21
Payments: $461,339

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1996-2015
Recipients: 15
Payments: $2,162,352



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Hawaii, 2012

Land in Hawaii, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:7,000
Total Acres in Farms:1,129,317
Cropland Acres:174,042
Permanent pasture and rangeland:770,085
Woodland Acres:92,734
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:92,456

Livestock in Hawaii, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 244,343
Cattle and calves inventory133,957
Sheep and lambs inventory21,921
Hogs and pigs inventory11,441
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold2,639

Crops in Hawaii, 2012


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