Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in Michigan

WHIP payments by practice class in Michigan

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in Michigan

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WHIP payments by contract size in Michigan, 2004-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in Michigan

WHIP impacts on resource concerns in Michigan, 2004-2015

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WHIP payments by county in Michigan, 2004-2015

1Baraga County, Michigan$619,217
2Lenawee County, Michigan$389,778
3Ontonagon County, Michigan$155,803
4Kalkaska County, Michigan$137,141
5Oakland County, Michigan$133,320
6Manistee County, Michigan$128,561
7Chippewa County, Michigan$116,105
8Wexford County, Michigan$112,144
9Dickinson County, Michigan$101,979
10Otsego County, Michigan$98,941
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Michigan, 2012

Land in Michigan, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:52,194
Total Acres in Farms:9,948,564
Cropland Acres:7,669,071
Permanent pasture and rangeland:419,450
Woodland Acres:1,175,893
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:684,150

Livestock in Michigan, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 12,676,021
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold5,737,416
Cattle and calves inventory1,130,477
Hogs and pigs inventory1,099,478
Sheep and lambs inventory86,503

Crops in Michigan, 2012


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