Conservation in Michigan


USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1997-2015
Contracts: 5,941
Payments: $148,515,806

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2004-2015
Contracts: 602
Payments: $4,595,506

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 884
Payments: $24,797,090

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1995-2015
Recipients: 19,401
Payments: $415,283,744



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Michigan, 2012

Land in Michigan, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:52,194
Total Acres in Farms:9,948,564
Cropland Acres:7,669,071
Permanent pasture and rangeland:419,450
Woodland Acres:1,175,893
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:684,150

Livestock in Michigan, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 12,676,021
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold5,737,416
Cattle and calves inventory1,130,477
Hogs and pigs inventory1,099,478
Sheep and lambs inventory86,503

Crops in Michigan, 2012


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