Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in Iowa

WHIP payments by practice class in Iowa

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in Iowa

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WHIP payments by contract size in Iowa, 2004-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in Iowa

WHIP impacts on resource concerns in Iowa, 2004-2015

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WHIP payments by county in Iowa, 2004-2015

1Allamakee County, Iowa$932,767
2Clayton County, Iowa$408,583
3Monroe County, Iowa$330,539
4Monona County, Iowa$248,423
5Plymouth County, Iowa$190,235
6Delaware County, Iowa$188,771
7Winneshiek County, Iowa$152,500
8Fremont County, Iowa$134,107
9Appanoose County, Iowa$131,910
10Jones County, Iowa$120,452
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Iowa, 2012

Land in Iowa, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:88,637
Total Acres in Farms:30,622,731
Cropland Acres:26,256,347
Permanent pasture and rangeland:1,906,410
Woodland Acres:1,165,549
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:1,294,425

Livestock in Iowa, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 52,218,870
Hogs and pigs inventory20,455,666
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold10,572,270
Cattle and calves inventory3,893,683
Sheep and lambs inventory165,815

Crops in Iowa, 2012


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