Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in Delaware

WHIP payments by practice class in Delaware

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in Delaware

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WHIP payments by contract size in Delaware, 2005-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in Delaware


WHIP impacts on resource concerns in Delaware, 2005-2015

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WHIP payments by county in Delaware, 2005-2015

RankCountyPayments
1Kent County, Delaware$1,045,162
2New Castle County, Delaware$523,763
3Sussex County, Delaware$263,142

 

USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Delaware, 2012

Land in Delaware, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:2,451
Total Acres in Farms:508,652
Cropland Acres:439,157
Permanent pasture and rangeland:8,154
Woodland Acres:42,184
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:19,157

Livestock in Delaware, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold211,576,121
Cattle and calves inventory18,225
Hogs and pigs inventory5,891
Sheep and lambs inventory1,040
Layers inventory 0

Crops in Delaware, 2012

 

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