Conservation in North Dakota

North Dakota

USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1998-2015
Contracts: 11,369
Payments: $168,829,912

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2004-2015
Contracts: 451
Payments: $4,150,484

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 1,794
Payments: $153,304,105

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1995-2015
Recipients: 42,884
Payments: $2,083,846,556



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for North Dakota, 2012

Land in North Dakota, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:30,961
Total Acres in Farms:39,262,613
Cropland Acres:27,147,240
Permanent pasture and rangeland:10,247,184
Woodland Acres:271,799
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:1,596,390

Livestock in North Dakota, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory1,809,613
Hogs and pigs inventory133,653
Layers inventory 92,754
Sheep and lambs inventory64,607
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold60,366

Crops in North Dakota, 2012


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