Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in Rhode Island

WHIP payments by practice class in Rhode Island

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in Rhode Island

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WHIP payments by contract size in Rhode Island, 2005-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in Rhode Island


WHIP impacts on resource concerns in Rhode Island, 2005-2015

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WHIP payments by county in Rhode Island, 2005-2015

RankCountyPayments
1Providence County, Rhode Island$3,325,841
2Washington County, Rhode Island$1,059,154
3Newport County, Rhode Island$515,968
4Kent County, Rhode Island$369,934
5Bristol County, Rhode Island$283,077

 

USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Rhode Island, 2012

Land in Rhode Island, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:1,243
Total Acres in Farms:69,589
Cropland Acres:22,593
Permanent pasture and rangeland:6,440
Woodland Acres:0
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:0

Livestock in Rhode Island, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 69,662
Cattle and calves inventory4,667
Hogs and pigs inventory1,830
Sheep and lambs inventory1,823
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold0

Crops in Rhode Island, 2012

 

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