Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in South Dakota

WHIP payments by practice class in South Dakota

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in South Dakota

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WHIP payments by contract size in South Dakota, 2005-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in South Dakota

WHIP impacts on resource concerns in South Dakota, 2005-2015

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WHIP payments by county in South Dakota, 2005-2015

1Butte County, South Dakota$920,469
2Harding County, South Dakota$715,133
3Charles Mix County, South Dakota$536,929
4Gregory County, South Dakota$477,507
5Hyde County, South Dakota$386,708
6Yankton County, South Dakota$354,306
7Faulk County, South Dakota$338,177
8Todd County, South Dakota$336,307
9Bon Homme County, South Dakota$311,150
10McPherson County, South Dakota$274,048
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for South Dakota, 2012

Land in South Dakota, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:31,989
Total Acres in Farms:43,257,079
Cropland Acres:19,147,320
Permanent pasture and rangeland:22,545,069
Woodland Acres:294,445
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:1,270,245

Livestock in South Dakota, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory3,893,251
Layers inventory 2,450,780
Hogs and pigs inventory1,191,162
Sheep and lambs inventory257,676
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold144,015

Crops in South Dakota, 2012


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