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Conservation Reserve Program Acreage by County

Dates

Start Date
1987
End Date
2004

Citation

Sean P. Finn, and Adam D. Smith, 2003. Conservation Reserve Program Acreage by County: U.S. Geological Survey.

Summary

This dataset contains information regarding the acreages of land currently (as of 2004) enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) distributed by county and the year the CRP contract was initiated (1987-2004, excluding 1994 and 1995). Additionally, it contains total acreages of land enrolled in the CRP distributed by county and the contract year (1987-2003). USDA Farm Service Agency's (FSA) Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is a voluntary program available to agricultural producers to help them safeguard environmentally sensitive land. Producers enrolled in CRP plant long-term, resource-conserving covers to improve the quality of water, control soil erosion, and enhance wildlife habitat. In return, FSA provides participants [...]

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CRPacres_county_sgca.prj 433 Bytes application/unknown
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CRPacres_county_sgca.shp 2.09 MB application/unknown

Purpose

These data were developed for the inter-agency Sage Grouse Rangewide Conservation Assessment but they are likely to have additional practical uses.

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