Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in Alaska

WHIP payments by practice class in Alaska

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in Alaska

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WHIP payments by contract size in Alaska, 2004-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in Alaska


WHIP impacts on resource concerns in Alaska, 2004-2015

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WHIP payments by county in Alaska, 2004-2015

RankCountyPayments
1Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska$3,222,394
2Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska$3,096,506
3Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska$920,418
402105$903,123
5Bethel Census Area, Alaska$838,820
6Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska$655,209
7Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska$572,161
8Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska$448,991
9Nome Census Area, Alaska$343,286
1002270$240,204
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Alaska, 2012

Land in Alaska, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:762
Total Acres in Farms:833,861
Cropland Acres:84,114
Permanent pasture and rangeland:696,359
Woodland Acres:36,826
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:16,562

Livestock in Alaska, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory10,667
Layers inventory 8,265
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold2,044
Hogs and pigs inventory1,009
Sheep and lambs inventory773

Crops in Alaska, 2012

 

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