Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in California

WHIP payments by practice class in California

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in California

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WHIP payments by contract size in California, 2005-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in California

WHIP impacts on resource concerns in California, 2005-2015

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WHIP payments by county in California, 2005-2015

1Modoc County, California$2,633,555
2San Diego County, California$1,646,451
3Colusa County, California$784,927
4Glenn County, California$782,192
5Mendocino County, California$652,298
6Yolo County, California$614,860
7Alameda County, California$527,557
8Siskiyou County, California$447,147
9Santa Cruz County, California$399,190
10Humboldt County, California$369,950
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for California, 2012

Land in California, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:77,857
Total Acres in Farms:25,569,001
Cropland Acres:9,591,783
Permanent pasture and rangeland:13,036,448
Woodland Acres:1,575,520
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:1,365,250

Livestock in California, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold273,277,272
Layers inventory 19,000,779
Cattle and calves inventory5,370,531
Sheep and lambs inventory668,517
Hogs and pigs inventory111,893

Crops in California, 2012


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