Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in Colorado

WHIP payments by practice class in Colorado

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in Colorado

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WHIP payments by contract size in Colorado, 2004-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in Colorado

WHIP impacts on resource concerns in Colorado, 2004-2015

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WHIP payments by county in Colorado, 2004-2015

1Conejos County, Colorado$910,677
2Saguache County, Colorado$546,279
3Larimer County, Colorado$420,414
4Moffat County, Colorado$397,712
5Archuleta County, Colorado$318,612
6Las Animas County, Colorado$213,955
7Rio Grande County, Colorado$211,382
8La Plata County, Colorado$167,301
9Prowers County, Colorado$151,054
10Routt County, Colorado$119,352
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Colorado, 2012

Land in Colorado, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:36,180
Total Acres in Farms:31,886,676
Cropland Acres:10,649,747
Permanent pasture and rangeland:19,223,470
Woodland Acres:1,355,119
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:658,340

Livestock in Colorado, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 4,195,691
Cattle and calves inventory2,630,082
Hogs and pigs inventory727,301
Sheep and lambs inventory401,376
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold37,956

Crops in Colorado, 2012


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