Conservation in Indiana


USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1997-2015
Contracts: 8,594
Payments: $140,765,584

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2004-2015
Contracts: 823
Payments: $9,538,605

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 458
Payments: $24,857,172

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1995-2015
Recipients: 41,761
Payments: $767,180,852



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Indiana, 2012

Land in Indiana, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:58,695
Total Acres in Farms:14,720,396
Cropland Acres:12,590,633
Permanent pasture and rangeland:551,221
Woodland Acres:1,048,632
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:529,910

Livestock in Indiana, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold41,579,130
Layers inventory 25,587,222
Hogs and pigs inventory3,747,352
Cattle and calves inventory821,265
Sheep and lambs inventory52,169

Crops in Indiana, 2012


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