Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in New Mexico

WHIP payments by practice class in New Mexico

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in New Mexico

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WHIP payments by contract size in New Mexico, 2005-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in New Mexico

WHIP impacts on resource concerns in New Mexico, 2005-2015

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WHIP payments by county in New Mexico, 2005-2015

1Mora County, New Mexico$408,942
2Rio Arriba County, New Mexico$364,366
3Otero County, New Mexico$299,980
4DeBaca County, New Mexico$282,656
5Eddy County, New Mexico$190,988
6Sandoval County, New Mexico$187,820
7Roosevelt County, New Mexico$169,123
8Cibola County, New Mexico$159,324
9Catron County, New Mexico$140,972
10Torrance County, New Mexico$129,817
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for New Mexico, 2012

Land in New Mexico, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:24,721
Total Acres in Farms:43,201,023
Cropland Acres:1,976,689
Permanent pasture and rangeland:37,973,029
Woodland Acres:2,950,519
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:300,786

Livestock in New Mexico, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory1,354,240
Sheep and lambs inventory89,745
Layers inventory 66,653
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold11,852
Hogs and pigs inventory1,294

Crops in New Mexico, 2012


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