Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in the United States

WHIP payments by practice class in the United States

  • Farm, Ranch & Land Management
  • Structures, Equipment & Facilities
  • Contracts

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WHIP payments by practice suite in the United States

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WHIP payments by contract size in the United States, 2004-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in the United States


WHIP impacts on resource concerns in the United States, 2004-2015

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WHIP payments by state in the United States, 2004-2015

RankStatePayments
1Texas$23,544,205
2Georgia$17,296,309
3Alabama$15,951,646
4California$12,207,286
5Alaska$12,054,546
6Arkansas$9,939,768
7Indiana$9,538,605
8Mississippi$9,430,873
9Maine$8,732,122
10New Hampshire$8,664,809
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for the United States, 2012

Land in the United States, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:2,109,303
Total Acres in Farms:914,527,657
Cropland Acres:389,690,414
Permanent pasture and rangeland:415,309,280
Woodland Acres:77,012,907
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:32,515,057

Livestock in the United States, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold8,463,194,794
Layers inventory 350,715,978
Cattle and calves inventory89,994,614
Hogs and pigs inventory66,026,785
Sheep and lambs inventory5,364,844

Crops in the United States, 2012

 

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