Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in Vermont

WHIP payments by practice class in Vermont

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in Vermont

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WHIP payments by contract size in Vermont, 2004-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in Vermont

WHIP impacts on resource concerns in Vermont, 2004-2015

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WHIP payments by county in Vermont, 2004-2015

1Rutland County, Vermont$748,177
2Franklin County, Vermont$562,759
3Orange County, Vermont$477,811
4Bennington County, Vermont$439,051
5Lamoille County, Vermont$418,066
6Orleans County, Vermont$390,624
7Windsor County, Vermont$330,334
8Caledonia County, Vermont$308,118
9Windham County, Vermont$282,233
10Chittenden County, Vermont$252,648
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Vermont, 2012

Land in Vermont, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:7,338
Total Acres in Farms:1,251,713
Cropland Acres:488,327
Permanent pasture and rangeland:139,976
Woodland Acres:536,075
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:87,335

Livestock in Vermont, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold301,653
Cattle and calves inventory274,251
Layers inventory 212,397
Sheep and lambs inventory18,803
Hogs and pigs inventory3,874

Crops in Vermont, 2012


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