Conservation in Wisconsin


USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1998-2015
Contracts: 15,435
Payments: $195,593,747

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2004-2015
Contracts: 449
Payments: $5,018,861

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 2,109
Payments: $41,839,986

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1995-2015
Recipients: 42,459
Payments: $811,678,855



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Wisconsin, 2012

Land in Wisconsin, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:69,754
Total Acres in Farms:14,568,926
Cropland Acres:9,910,991
Permanent pasture and rangeland:1,034,738
Woodland Acres:2,526,754
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:1,096,443

Livestock in Wisconsin, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold48,766,897
Layers inventory 5,413,563
Cattle and calves inventory3,494,084
Hogs and pigs inventory311,651
Sheep and lambs inventory80,081

Crops in Wisconsin, 2012


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