Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in Pennsylvania

WHIP payments by practice class in Pennsylvania

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in Pennsylvania

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WHIP payments by contract size in Pennsylvania, 2004-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in Pennsylvania

WHIP impacts on resource concerns in Pennsylvania, 2004-2015

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WHIP payments by county in Pennsylvania, 2004-2015

1Bedford County, Pennsylvania$672,950
2Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania$293,994
3Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania$286,879
4Cambria County, Pennsylvania$275,881
5Pike County, Pennsylvania$270,185
6Centre County, Pennsylvania$267,912
7Bradford County, Pennsylvania$249,802
8Clarion County, Pennsylvania$204,362
9Monroe County, Pennsylvania$198,954
10Luzerne County, Pennsylvania$187,568
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Pennsylvania, 2012

Land in Pennsylvania, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:59,309
Total Acres in Farms:7,704,444
Cropland Acres:4,546,052
Permanent pasture and rangeland:814,210
Woodland Acres:1,804,157
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:540,025

Livestock in Pennsylvania, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold166,691,355
Layers inventory 25,147,630
Cattle and calves inventory1,626,374
Hogs and pigs inventory1,134,957
Sheep and lambs inventory96,648

Crops in Pennsylvania, 2012


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