Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in Tennessee

WHIP payments by practice class in Tennessee

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in Tennessee

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WHIP payments by contract size in Tennessee, 2005-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in Tennessee


WHIP impacts on resource concerns in Tennessee, 2005-2015

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WHIP payments by county in Tennessee, 2005-2015

RankCountyPayments
1Wayne County, Tennessee$496,752
2Hawkins County, Tennessee$478,433
3Humphreys County, Tennessee$299,176
4Jackson County, Tennessee$232,797
5Maury County, Tennessee$230,013
6Henry County, Tennessee$219,984
7Lawrence County, Tennessee$177,778
8Giles County, Tennessee$174,240
9Hickman County, Tennessee$162,809
10Fentress County, Tennessee$158,108
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Tennessee, 2012

Land in Tennessee, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:68,050
Total Acres in Farms:10,867,812
Cropland Acres:5,329,692
Permanent pasture and rangeland:2,915,268
Woodland Acres:2,303,156
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:319,696

Livestock in Tennessee, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold165,803,445
Cattle and calves inventory1,856,316
Layers inventory 1,675,399
Hogs and pigs inventory147,795
Sheep and lambs inventory43,836

Crops in Tennessee, 2012

 

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