Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in New York

WHIP payments by practice class in New York

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in New York

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

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in New York

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

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WHIP payments by county in New York, 2004-2015

1Steuben County, New York$650,683
2Jefferson County, New York$433,172
3Cattaraugus County, New York$236,498
4Clinton County, New York$202,604
5Chenango County, New York$191,447
6Tioga County, New York$186,116
7Otsego County, New York$180,264
8Cortland County, New York$153,793
9Livingston County, New York$142,634
10Saint Lawrence County, New York$140,101
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for New York, 2012

Land in New York, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:35,537
Total Acres in Farms:7,183,576
Cropland Acres:4,217,041
Permanent pasture and rangeland:724,581
Woodland Acres:1,613,045
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:628,909

Livestock in New York, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 5,208,831
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold2,062,445
Cattle and calves inventory1,419,365
Sheep and lambs inventory86,286
Hogs and pigs inventory74,671

Crops in New York, 2012


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