Conservation in Kentucky


USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1997-2015
Contracts: 10,111
Payments: $117,760,660

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2004-2015
Contracts: 785
Payments: $4,529,000

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 388
Payments: $7,760,892

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1995-2015
Recipients: 21,453
Payments: $649,483,497



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Kentucky, 2012

Land in Kentucky, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:77,064
Total Acres in Farms:13,049,347
Cropland Acres:6,336,247
Permanent pasture and rangeland:3,223,610
Woodland Acres:2,745,655
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:743,835

Livestock in Kentucky, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold305,383,434
Layers inventory 4,308,549
Cattle and calves inventory2,270,871
Hogs and pigs inventory313,360
Sheep and lambs inventory54,612

Crops in Kentucky, 2012


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