Conservation in Rhode Island

Rhode Island

USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1998-2015
Contracts: 856
Payments: $15,637,992

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2005-2015
Contracts: 147
Payments: $5,553,974

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 31
Payments: $215,933

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 2004-2015
Recipients: 1
Payments: $88,293



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Rhode Island, 2012

Land in Rhode Island, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:1,243
Total Acres in Farms:69,589
Cropland Acres:22,593
Permanent pasture and rangeland:6,440
Woodland Acres:0
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:0

Livestock in Rhode Island, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 69,662
Cattle and calves inventory4,667
Hogs and pigs inventory1,830
Sheep and lambs inventory1,823
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold0

Crops in Rhode Island, 2012


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