Conservation in New Jersey

New Jersey

USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1998-2015
Contracts: 1,634
Payments: $40,579,259

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2004-2015
Contracts: 237
Payments: $3,813,863

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 28
Payments: $604,139

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1996-2015
Recipients: 332
Payments: $6,114,432



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for New Jersey, 2012

Land in New Jersey, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:9,071
Total Acres in Farms:715,057
Cropland Acres:456,751
Permanent pasture and rangeland:64,304
Woodland Acres:132,940
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:61,062

Livestock in New Jersey, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 1,543,699
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold38,765
Cattle and calves inventory31,449
Sheep and lambs inventory14,924
Hogs and pigs inventory7,901

Crops in New Jersey, 2012


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