Conservation in New York

New York

USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1998-2015
Contracts: 4,428
Payments: $110,690,318

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2004-2015
Contracts: 555
Payments: $4,653,545

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 468
Payments: $16,079,165

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1995-2015
Recipients: 4,515
Payments: $83,355,054



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for New York, 2012

Land in New York, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:35,537
Total Acres in Farms:7,183,576
Cropland Acres:4,217,041
Permanent pasture and rangeland:724,581
Woodland Acres:1,613,045
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:628,909

Livestock in New York, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 5,208,831
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold2,062,445
Cattle and calves inventory1,419,365
Sheep and lambs inventory86,286
Hogs and pigs inventory74,671

Crops in New York, 2012


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