Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in Connecticut

WHIP payments by practice class in Connecticut

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in Connecticut

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WHIP payments by contract size in Connecticut, 2004-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in Connecticut


WHIP impacts on resource concerns in Connecticut, 2004-2015

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WHIP payments by county in Connecticut, 2004-2015

RankCountyPayments
1Litchfield County, Connecticut$2,770,815
2New London County, Connecticut$1,971,024
3Windham County, Connecticut$1,314,152
4Tolland County, Connecticut$602,381
5Hartford County, Connecticut$580,889
6Fairfield County, Connecticut$493,963
7New Haven County, Connecticut$465,334
8Middlesex County, Connecticut$357,623

 

USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Connecticut, 2012

Land in Connecticut, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:5,977
Total Acres in Farms:436,539
Cropland Acres:151,144
Permanent pasture and rangeland:39,806
Woodland Acres:144,391
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:101,198

Livestock in Connecticut, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold265,099
Cattle and calves inventory48,278
Sheep and lambs inventory6,093
Hogs and pigs inventory4,737
Layers inventory 0

Crops in Connecticut, 2012

 

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