Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in New Jersey

WHIP payments by practice class in New Jersey

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in New Jersey

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WHIP payments by contract size in New Jersey, 2004-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in New Jersey


WHIP impacts on resource concerns in New Jersey, 2004-2015

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WHIP payments by county in New Jersey, 2004-2015

RankCountyPayments
1Hunterdon County, New Jersey$879,966
2Somerset County, New Jersey$745,359
3Warren County, New Jersey$633,044
4Cumberland County, New Jersey$330,201
5Burlington County, New Jersey$248,341
6Sussex County, New Jersey$198,812
7Morris County, New Jersey$145,840
8Salem County, New Jersey$141,867
934013$117,714
10Ocean County, New Jersey$103,713
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for New Jersey, 2012

Land in New Jersey, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:9,071
Total Acres in Farms:715,057
Cropland Acres:456,751
Permanent pasture and rangeland:64,304
Woodland Acres:132,940
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:61,062

Livestock in New Jersey, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 1,543,699
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold38,765
Cattle and calves inventory31,449
Sheep and lambs inventory14,924
Hogs and pigs inventory7,901

Crops in New Jersey, 2012

 

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