Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in Illinois

WHIP payments by practice class in Illinois

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in Illinois

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WHIP payments by contract size in Illinois, 2004-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in Illinois

WHIP impacts on resource concerns in Illinois, 2004-2015

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WHIP payments by county in Illinois, 2004-2015

1Monroe County, Illinois$384,449
3McLean County, Illinois$165,148
4Fulton County, Illinois$111,379
5Madison County, Illinois$109,734
6Pike County, Illinois$91,844
7DeKalb County, Illinois$89,359
8Jersey County, Illinois$66,863
9Hancock County, Illinois$57,466
10Coles County, Illinois$54,101
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Illinois, 2012

Land in Illinois, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:75,087
Total Acres in Farms:26,937,721
Cropland Acres:23,752,778
Permanent pasture and rangeland:873,778
Woodland Acres:1,449,212
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:861,953

Livestock in Illinois, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Hogs and pigs inventory4,630,796
Layers inventory 4,327,311
Cattle and calves inventory1,127,630
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold302,571
Sheep and lambs inventory54,675

Crops in Illinois, 2012


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