Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in Georgia

WHIP payments by practice class in Georgia

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in Georgia

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WHIP payments by contract size in Georgia, 2004-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in Georgia


WHIP impacts on resource concerns in Georgia, 2004-2015

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WHIP payments by county in Georgia, 2004-2015

RankCountyPayments
1Taylor County, Georgia$1,062,789
2Burke County, Georgia$906,482
3Marion County, Georgia$897,527
4Emanuel County, Georgia$890,369
5Wheeler County, Georgia$794,560
6Coffee County, Georgia$740,610
7Jenkins County, Georgia$667,416
8Appling County, Georgia$655,181
9Telfair County, Georgia$431,443
10Decatur County, Georgia$377,795
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Georgia, 2012

Land in Georgia, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:42,257
Total Acres in Farms:9,620,836
Cropland Acres:4,190,918
Permanent pasture and rangeland:1,373,836
Woodland Acres:3,475,854
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:580,228

Livestock in Georgia, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold1,369,162,943
Layers inventory 17,445,067
Cattle and calves inventory1,033,717
Hogs and pigs inventory153,733
Sheep and lambs inventory21,798

Crops in Georgia, 2012

 

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