Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in Louisiana

WHIP payments by practice class in Louisiana

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in Louisiana

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WHIP payments by contract size in Louisiana, 2004-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in Louisiana


WHIP impacts on resource concerns in Louisiana, 2004-2015

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WHIP payments by county in Louisiana, 2004-2015

RankCountyPayments
1Beauregard Parish, Louisiana$635,326
2Washington Parish, Louisiana$635,118
3Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana$623,422
4Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$482,098
5Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana$441,969
6Evangeline Parish, Louisiana$417,694
7Allen Parish, Louisiana$411,420
8Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana$298,172
9Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana$279,899
10Rapides Parish, Louisiana$164,135
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Louisiana, 2012

Land in Louisiana, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:28,093
Total Acres in Farms:7,900,864
Cropland Acres:4,275,637
Permanent pasture and rangeland:1,738,667
Woodland Acres:1,255,635
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:630,925

Livestock in Louisiana, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold151,933,586
Layers inventory 1,910,683
Cattle and calves inventory788,967
Sheep and lambs inventory9,843
Hogs and pigs inventory6,806

Crops in Louisiana, 2012

 

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