Conservation in Wyoming


USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1998-2015
Contracts: 5,031
Payments: $136,969,164

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2004-2015
Contracts: 121
Payments: $3,652,907

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 304
Payments: $25,148,252

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1995-2015
Recipients: 1,763
Payments: $156,736,388



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Wyoming, 2012

Land in Wyoming, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:11,736
Total Acres in Farms:30,363,641
Cropland Acres:2,418,931
Permanent pasture and rangeland:27,203,663
Woodland Acres:431,568
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:309,479

Livestock in Wyoming, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory1,307,731
Sheep and lambs inventory354,785
Hogs and pigs inventory85,432
Layers inventory 26,612
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold4,567

Crops in Wyoming, 2012


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