Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in West Virginia

WHIP payments by practice class in West Virginia

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

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WHIP payments by practice suite in West Virginia

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WHIP payments by contract size in West Virginia, 2004-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in West Virginia

WHIP impacts on resource concerns in West Virginia, 2004-2015

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WHIP payments by county in West Virginia, 2004-2015

1Braxton County, West Virginia$507,054
2Pocahontas County, West Virginia$409,980
3Mineral County, West Virginia$408,778
4Pendleton County, West Virginia$333,827
5Randolph County, West Virginia$319,186
6Hardy County, West Virginia$202,443
7Greenbrier County, West Virginia$199,553
8Grant County, West Virginia$176,408
9Gilmer County, West Virginia$174,447
10Monroe County, West Virginia$164,356
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for West Virginia, 2012

Land in West Virginia, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:21,489
Total Acres in Farms:3,606,674
Cropland Acres:804,006
Permanent pasture and rangeland:1,138,037
Woodland Acres:1,465,010
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:199,621

Livestock in West Virginia, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold93,749,081
Layers inventory 1,113,238
Cattle and calves inventory414,908
Sheep and lambs inventory31,630
Hogs and pigs inventory5,873

Crops in West Virginia, 2012


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