Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in North Carolina

WHIP payments by practice class in North Carolina

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in North Carolina

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WHIP payments by contract size in North Carolina, 2005-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in North Carolina

WHIP impacts on resource concerns in North Carolina, 2005-2015

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WHIP payments by county in North Carolina, 2005-2015

1Moore County, North Carolina$933,784
2Surry County, North Carolina$613,828
3Wake County, North Carolina$281,344
4Cumberland County, North Carolina$219,967
5Sampson County, North Carolina$189,447
6Brunswick County, North Carolina$180,746
7Duplin County, North Carolina$149,911
8Rutherford County, North Carolina$145,079
9Scotland County, North Carolina$101,415
10Richmond County, North Carolina$92,846
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for North Carolina, 2012

Land in North Carolina, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:50,218
Total Acres in Farms:8,414,756
Cropland Acres:4,745,014
Permanent pasture and rangeland:1,051,041
Woodland Acres:2,145,710
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:472,991

Livestock in North Carolina, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold801,883,037
Layers inventory 13,091,384
Hogs and pigs inventory8,901,434
Cattle and calves inventory829,717
Sheep and lambs inventory29,224

Crops in North Carolina, 2012


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