Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in Kentucky

WHIP payments by practice class in Kentucky

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in Kentucky

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WHIP payments by contract size in Kentucky, 2004-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in Kentucky

WHIP impacts on resource concerns in Kentucky, 2004-2015

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WHIP payments by county in Kentucky, 2004-2015

1Livingston County, Kentucky$208,629
2Knox County, Kentucky$195,555
3Boone County, Kentucky$182,875
4Taylor County, Kentucky$172,451
5Harrison County, Kentucky$169,998
6Jessamine County, Kentucky$167,127
7Bracken County, Kentucky$121,335
8Pulaski County, Kentucky$119,193
9Washington County, Kentucky$118,033
10Pendleton County, Kentucky$112,446
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Kentucky, 2012

Land in Kentucky, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:77,064
Total Acres in Farms:13,049,347
Cropland Acres:6,336,247
Permanent pasture and rangeland:3,223,610
Woodland Acres:2,745,655
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:743,835

Livestock in Kentucky, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold305,383,434
Layers inventory 4,308,549
Cattle and calves inventory2,270,871
Hogs and pigs inventory313,360
Sheep and lambs inventory54,612

Crops in Kentucky, 2012


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