Conservation in Ohio


USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1998-2015
Contracts: 12,407
Payments: $145,625,780

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2005-2015
Contracts: 236
Payments: $2,752,867

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 498
Payments: $14,529,553

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1995-2015
Recipients: 36,604
Payments: $767,913,402



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Ohio, 2012

Land in Ohio, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:75,462
Total Acres in Farms:13,960,604
Cropland Acres:10,748,553
Permanent pasture and rangeland:1,054,530
Woodland Acres:1,511,638
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:645,883

Livestock in Ohio, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold62,527,924
Layers inventory 28,312,692
Hogs and pigs inventory2,058,503
Cattle and calves inventory1,242,293
Sheep and lambs inventory111,972

Crops in Ohio, 2012


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