Conservation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire

USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1998-2015
Contracts: 2,435
Payments: $31,381,910

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2004-2015
Contracts: 356
Payments: $8,664,809

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 34
Payments: $354,882

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1997-2015
Recipients: 21
Payments: $136,627



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for New Hampshire, 2012

Land in New Hampshire, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:4,391
Total Acres in Farms:474,065
Cropland Acres:98,268
Permanent pasture and rangeland:31,141
Woodland Acres:304,801
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:39,855

Livestock in New Hampshire, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 221,446
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold102,340
Cattle and calves inventory33,392
Sheep and lambs inventory8,079
Hogs and pigs inventory3,287

Crops in New Hampshire, 2012


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