Conservation in Washington


USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1998-2015
Contracts: 5,466
Payments: $143,219,140

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2004-2015
Contracts: 294
Payments: $5,697,501

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 531
Payments: $44,369,962

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1995-2015
Recipients: 14,038
Payments: $1,473,900,843



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Washington, 2012

Land in Washington, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:37,249
Total Acres in Farms:14,748,107
Cropland Acres:7,526,742
Permanent pasture and rangeland:4,518,550
Woodland Acres:2,139,141
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:563,674

Livestock in Washington, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold28,252,490
Layers inventory 7,236,128
Cattle and calves inventory1,162,792
Sheep and lambs inventory44,863
Hogs and pigs inventory19,861

Crops in Washington, 2012


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