Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in North Dakota

WHIP payments by practice class in North Dakota

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in North Dakota

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WHIP payments by contract size in North Dakota, 2004-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in North Dakota

WHIP impacts on resource concerns in North Dakota, 2004-2015

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WHIP payments by county in North Dakota, 2004-2015

1Bowman County, North Dakota$369,752
2Hettinger County, North Dakota$258,548
3Golden Valley County, North Dakota$229,044
4McHenry County, North Dakota$207,798
5Adams County, North Dakota$190,123
6Burke County, North Dakota$184,173
7Kidder County, North Dakota$181,308
8Sheridan County, North Dakota$178,551
9Mercer County, North Dakota$178,352
10McIntosh County, North Dakota$177,858
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for North Dakota, 2012

Land in North Dakota, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:30,961
Total Acres in Farms:39,262,613
Cropland Acres:27,147,240
Permanent pasture and rangeland:10,247,184
Woodland Acres:271,799
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:1,596,390

Livestock in North Dakota, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory1,809,613
Hogs and pigs inventory133,653
Layers inventory 92,754
Sheep and lambs inventory64,607
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold60,366

Crops in North Dakota, 2012


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