Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in Minnesota

WHIP payments by practice class in Minnesota

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in Minnesota

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WHIP payments by contract size in Minnesota, 2004-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in Minnesota

WHIP impacts on resource concerns in Minnesota, 2004-2015

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WHIP payments by county in Minnesota, 2004-2015

1East Otter Tail County, Minnesota$723,038
2Wadena County, Minnesota$242,677
3Renville County, Minnesota$159,911
4Pennington County, Minnesota$156,044
5Aitkin County, Minnesota$128,632
6Wabasha County, Minnesota$126,235
7Mille Lacs County, Minnesota$106,147
8Clearwater County, Minnesota$94,559
9Marshall County, Minnesota$93,498
10Big Stone County, Minnesota$88,663
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Minnesota, 2012

Land in Minnesota, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:74,542
Total Acres in Farms:26,035,838
Cropland Acres:21,597,136
Permanent pasture and rangeland:1,271,242
Woodland Acres:1,641,521
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:1,525,939

Livestock in Minnesota, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold45,037,969
Layers inventory 9,693,648
Hogs and pigs inventory7,606,785
Cattle and calves inventory2,412,684
Sheep and lambs inventory126,506

Crops in Minnesota, 2012


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