NRCS Conservation Programs - Civil Rights Reports

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

The Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is a voluntary conservation program that encourages producers to address resource concerns in a comprehensive manner by undertaking additional conservation activities, and improving, maintaining, and managing existing conservation activities. CSP represents a significant shift in how USDA provides conservation program payments. CSP participants receive an annual land use payment for the operation-level environmental benefits they produce. Participants are paid for conservation performance - the higher the operational performance, the higher the payment. CSP is available on Tribal and private agricultural lands and non-industrial private forest land in all 50 States and the Caribbean and Pacific Islands Areas. The program provides equitable access to all producers, regardless of operation size, crops produced, or geographic location.

To learn more see CSP


Civil Rights Contract Data by: Race | Gender | Disabled | Ethnicity Hispanic | Socially Disadvantaged | Limited Resource Farmer | Beginning Farmer


Contracts


NRCS enters into CSP contracts with eligible producers or landowners willing to improve existing conservation systems and undertake additional conservation activities. Applicants must own or control the land for the duration of the contract. By entering into a contract, the participant agrees to maintain existing conservation practices and implement new conservation activities, and NRCS obligates funds to provide technical and financial assistance for planning and applying these conservation activities. CSP offers 5-year conservation stewardship contracts. At the end of the initial stewardship contract, farmers reapply and compete to renew the contract for one additional 5-year period. The table below reports the number of active CSP contracts signed during each contract fiscal year (excluding renewal contracts), and the acres associated with those contracts.

CSP Contract Data Totals by Fiscal Year
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts*
Contract Totals 20,560
25,114,436.7
9,630
12,750,675.9
9,036
12,109,876.0
6,992
9,519,370.5
7,631
9,598,222.1
5,776
7,056,558.0
6,993
8,193,843.8
7,211
7,503,023.4
7,965
7,534,931.8
5,692
5,482,536.2
4,922
6,426,631.8
Notes:
• Data Source: USDA-NRCS, ProTracts Program Contracts System, October 2020.

*Contract counts and contract acreages are based on the number of contracts and treated acres, respectively, at the end of fiscal year when the contract was signed and do not account for contract cancellations or terminations that may have happened in subsequent years.

Civil Rights Data


The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Civil Rights Division (CRD) places emphasis on Equal Opportunity for the Agency's employees and program customers. CRD strives to uphold the civil and constitutional rights of all Americans, particularly some of the most vulnerable groups of society. Every employee, applicant, and customer must be treated fairly, equitably, and with dignity and respect.

CRD enforces federal statutes prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status, political beliefs, parental status, protected genetic information, or reprisal (retaliation) for prior EEO activity. Unlawful discrimination in any form will not be tolerated. The following tables present contract data for some of these items. Totals may not match contract totals due to how Civil Rights data is collected. Contracts may be counted more than once if they fit into more than one category.

CSP Contract Data by Race Category and Fiscal Year
Race Category 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts*
Asian 27
12,856.8
11
7,093.1
9
2,853.0
6
3,789.1
3
1,643.6
9
4,088.4
12
2,934.4
3
646.0
14
641.4
13
7,733.7
25
13,589.7
Black 149
35,192.1
118
27,093.3
150
39,544.3
110
26,447.1
92
18,187.9
147
27,441.7
159
31,381.3
129
18,442.1
171
24,958.3
126
12,666.0
144
25,926.2
Native American / Alaskan Native 225
1,318,396.9
167
790,488.3
222
985,799.8
218
605,686.6
236
669,133.8
217
454,700.7
215
415,378.8
150
311,941.8
162
293,442.7
146
505,950.9
58
274,210.8
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 29
182,027.2
11
12,577.0
6
6,165.3
6
8,421.7
5
3,682.0
1
116.0
6
4,266.2
6
3,581.4
18
8,830.1
18
9,525.4
18
2,391.0
White 19,652
22,861,677.8
9,127
11,588,538.1
8,404
10,667,678.1
6,407
8,502,963.8
7,047
8,376,742.5
5,204
6,132,456.4
6,314
7,238,047.8
6,607
6,544,225.3
7,251
6,552,514.0
5,152
4,555,601.7
4,401
5,589,116.9
Unknown 720
1,284,168.9
334
605,192.4
392
768,727.8
374
669,039.3
391
806,229.2
322
683,630.3
397
729,625.9
408
769,331.8
470
858,072.0
3
505,808.4
292
539,970.6
Total 20,802
25,694,319.7
9,768
13,030,982.2
9,183
12,470,768.3
7,121
9,816,347.6
7,774
9,875,619.0
5,900
7,302,433.5
7,103
8,421,634.4
7,303
7,648,168.5
8,086
7,738,458.6
5,458
5,597,286.0
4,938
6,445,205.2
Notes:
• Data Source: USDA-NRCS, ProTracts Program Contracts System, October 2020.

*Contract counts and contract acreages are based on the number of contracts and treated acres, respectively, at the end of fiscal year when the contract was signed and do not account for contract cancellations or terminations that may have happened in subsequent years.

CSP Contract Data by Gender Category and Fiscal Year
Gender Category 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts*
Female / Organization Female Owned 499
877,733.7
1,003
1,487,961.6
913
1,471,941.6
716
1,039,495.1
738
1,127,804.2
605
812,359.0
618
746,357.4
696
571,058.4
808
673,934.9
606
413,299.4
479
245,381.7
Male / Organization Male Owned 5,735
6,705,982.6
7,106
7,614,610.8
6,747
7,246,073.3
5,199
5,934,684.7
5,877
5,946,388.0
4,423
4,241,277.5
5,247
5,026,597.2
5,402
4,512,997.9
5,998
4,590,260.4
4,318
3,201,421.4
3,544
3,009,255.2
Unknown / Other Organization Owned 15,127
19,494,962.1
2,409
5,839,559.6
2,126
5,227,533.9
1,639
3,936,842.9
1,648
3,865,442.6
1,179
2,925,083.9
1,455
3,246,269.2
1,457
3,093,911.9
1,519
3,074,338.3
951
2,308,749.8
899
3,171,994.9
Total 21,361
27,078,678.4
10,518
14,942,132.0
9,786
13,945,548.8
7,554
10,911,022.7
8,263
10,939,634.8
6,207
7,978,720.4
7,320
9,019,223.8
7,555
8,177,968.3
8,325
8,338,533.7
5,875
5,923,470.6
4,922
6,426,631.8
Notes:
• Data Source: USDA-NRCS, ProTracts Program Contracts System, October 2020.

*Contract counts and contract acreages are based on the number of contracts and treated acres, respectively, at the end of fiscal year when the contract was signed and do not account for contract cancellations or terminations that may have happened in subsequent years.

CSP Contract Data by Disabled Category and Fiscal Year
Disabled Category 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts*
Disabled 92
84,337.7
47
37,665.3
24
26,605.4
29
36,226.8
46
35,638.2
20
12,378.4
25
10,818.9
22
16,354.3
21
12,805.5
16
13,278.3
16
51,561.4
Not Disabled 2,671
3,102,562.7
1,099
1,395,814.4
1,064
1,601,201.4
816
1,374,848.7
749
951,287.6
582
654,810.1
645
771,386.9
625
605,389.7
608
543,641.0
441
498,575.7
347
428,392.3
Unknown 17,797
21,927,536.3
8,484
11,317,196.2
7,948
10,482,069.2
6,147
8,108,295.0
6,836
8,611,296.3
5,174
6,389,369.5
6,323
7,411,638.0
6,564
6,881,279.4
7,336
6,978,485.4
5,235
4,970,682.2
4,559
5,946,678.1
Total 20,560
25,114,436.7
9,630
12,750,675.9
9,036
12,109,876.0
6,992
9,519,370.5
7,631
9,598,222.1
5,776
7,056,558.0
6,993
8,193,843.8
7,211
7,503,023.4
7,965
7,534,931.8
5,692
5,482,536.2
4,922
6,426,631.8
Notes:
• Data Source: USDA-NRCS, ProTracts Program Contracts System, October 2020.

*Contract counts and contract acreages are based on the number of contracts and treated acres, respectively, at the end of fiscal year when the contract was signed and do not account for contract cancellations or terminations that may have happened in subsequent years.

CSP Contract Data for Producers with Hispanic/Latin Ethnicity by State and Fiscal Year
State 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts*




















1
0.5
Alabama 3
1,336.0
1
1,248.2
2
2,541.4




1
90.0


1
175.5


1
322.1
1
19.4
Arizona





















Arkansas 1
384.7


4
2,767.3
1
28.4
2
1,251.8
1
95.6


3
1,726.7
3
959.2


3
2,513.9
California 9
5,856.8
3
377.2
2
229.0
3
3,026.1
1
1,043.0
1
242.6






3
271.1
4
131.8
Caribbean 11
700.0












15
876.3
27
868.3
12
952.1
7
137.7
Colorado 18
21,356.8
16
12,942.6
1
446.0
5
13,846.0


1
648.8
2
2,691.3
2
6,463.3




3
5,493.0
Delaware













1
457.9






Florida

3
2,005.3
2
2,725.0


1
886.2


1
1,816.3
1
624.6
1
4.9
3
198.5
2
6,555.4
Georgia

2
1,273.0
1
339.5
1
558.5


1
49.9
2
398.9
11
4,463.8
3
1,386.5
1
23.9
5
660.3
Hawaii/Pacific

1
230.0




1
129.0






1
237.7
1
28.5


Idaho

















1
238.1
2
2,343.2
Illinois 4
2,212.3
2
498.7
1
339.0
2
40.6
2
3,390.9


1
163.1
4
1,033.8
2
2,169.8


6
6,797.4
Indiana





1
1,373.0






7
2,199.7
1
2,134.6


2
2,237.6
Iowa 5
2,929.2
1
1,938.2
2
607.6
1
873.4
1
390.8
1
454.1


4
1,394.7
1
1,098.0




Kansas 2
2,200.4
3
3,152.7
2
1,701.9






3
10,575.4
4
5,850.4
1
305.0


3
4,960.0
Kentucky











1
929.2






2
87.1
Louisiana 2
1,375.8
1
421.4




6
5,032.6
2
3,866.8
2
3,168.8
3
3,216.3


2
300.7
3
800.2
Maryland 1
29.0












1
82.3






Massachusetts



















1
122.6
Michigan 1
197.3








1
297.4
1
1,141.0
2
1,283.7


1
39.0
9
2,372.7
Minnesota 2
536.5
1
77.3


1
189.0
2
173.8




13
11,449.0




3
1,864.6
Mississippi 1
3,324.0


1
165.7
1
1,843.7
1
1,160.8
2
389.4
2
751.6
4
2,603.0
2
380.8
1
280.2
4
704.8
Missouri 11
2,221.9
6
2,183.8




2
637.1
1
361.7
1
656.4
7
6,790.7
7
610.8
2
284.0
10
1,630.8
Montana 2
2,631.4
2
6,942.9




2
6,483.3
1
1,722.0


1
4,220.6
2
4,279.2




Nebraska 1
2,000.1
1
719.0
5
13,360.0
1
108.6
2
3,981.4




8
13,348.6
2
1,689.4


2
4,465.5
Nevada 2
693.8


















1
162.5
New Mexico 22
159,401.7
12
30,393.2
29
93,273.3
30
69,416.7
30
81,100.0
22
36,069.2
26
64,315.2
3
118,746.9
4
13,964.6
2
5,169.9
19
73,586.8
New York











1
35.4






1
18.0
North Carolina

2
122.0
1
357.0








1
1,711.4






North Dakota 3
3,920.5
1
1,158.0


3
1,251.5






5
15,884.9


2
1,097.7


Ohio 2
306.1












4
1,148.6




1
756.9
Oklahoma 8
10,407.2
2
1,532.4
6
4,012.8
8
7,765.3
1
273.0
4
2,002.2
11
13,130.8
7
3,455.3
8
5,513.3
4
22,230.2
1
188.1
Oregon 1
46.3
2
885.8
3
2,714.4




1
1,605.2
2
6,682.3
3
7,431.0
1
1,065.0


4
6,800.0
Pennsylvania













2
512.0




5
772.3
South Carolina

2
735.1
1
161.2
2
1,446.6
1
1,316.6




5
213.9
2
684.1


3
144.3
South Dakota 3
3,595.8
5
6,103.3


1
3,469.0
1
1,001.6
4
3,676.7
1
5,373.9
3
10,326.8
3
9,467.3
1
3,348.5
1
453.1
Tennessee



















7
2,796.5
Texas 15
17,301.5


18
26,819.1
9
14,956.0
9
20,747.6
5
3,489.2


5
5,708.7
13
25,744.0
10
22,807.0
7
29,770.8
Utah













1
6,000.2






Vermont



















1
1,481.2
Virginia 1
26.0
1
671.0
1
142.0
1
56.0












1
8,515.9
Washington 1
164.1
1
73.6
2
4,059.4




2
7,456.1


1
2,231.2
1
3,373.2


1
5.0
West Virginia

2
142.7
1
170.0




3
117.8


3
182.8




1
52.8
Wisconsin 1
298.6
1
388.3
1
15.1
1
195.7
2
364.2


1
1,366.1
8
576.4
2
106.1
2
1,496.4
4
3,959.2
Wyoming 2
358.9










1
965.4








Total 135
245,812.7
74
76,215.7
86
156,946.7
72
120,444.1
67
129,363.7
54
62,634.7
59
114,161.1
143
242,391.0
87

49
59,087.9
131
173,362.0
Notes:
• Data Source: USDA-NRCS, ProTracts Program Contracts System, October 2020.
• Caribbean includes Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.
• Hawaii/Pacific includes Hawaii and the Pacific Basin.
• Totals may not exactly match sum over states due to rounding.

*Contract counts and contract acreages are based on the number of contracts and treated acres, respectively, at the end of fiscal year when the contract was signed and do not account for contract cancellations or terminations that may have happened in subsequent years.

CSP Contract Data for Socially Disadvantaged Producers by State and Fiscal Year
State 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts*




















15
40.0
Alabama 7
7,240.6
5
553.5
11
6,260.3
10
4,100.5
6
1,624.8
17
2,964.6
9
1,285.9
10
3,105.8
7
765.7
16
2,423.5
24
23,624.4
Alaska 5
176,853.4






2
120,241.0
2
97,122.4
1
29,142.0








Arizona 7
613,091.0
2
193,070.0
3
205,997.0
2
11,914.3


1
5,044.0






3
158,244.5


Arkansas 28
8,835.5
17
5,284.6
41
14,768.6
40
8,428.5
19
4,344.7
31
8,187.7
56
14,076.4
23
4,801.2
13
5,062.3
21
4,397.3
11
1,933.3
California 13
10,835.0
9
2,880.7
3
302.2
3
2,077.7
2
1,098.7
3
596.9
2
18,925.7
9
31,963.5
2
1,986.8
7
24,514.5
20
7,205.9
Caribbean 1
59.0












33
1,547.3
19
652.9
12
952.1
8
988.5
Colorado 9
18,122.1
6
1,677.2
2
2,017.9
1
1,959.1
2
2,354.6
1
648.8
3
5,762.1




1
1,562.3
1
492.5
Florida 5
2,443.3
6
1,128.3


2
136.0
1
4,606.0
1
782.4
2
190.2
10
3,960.8
2
30.9
3
468.7
5
6,772.4
Georgia 19
4,809.2
23
7,395.6
30
5,231.1
17
3,376.9
26
5,717.0
22
3,040.5
28
3,796.4
35
3,814.2
37
4,949.5
25
3,671.9
45
6,096.7
Hawaii/Pacific 12
1,698.2
4
811.7
2
32.0


3
383.6
1
722.0
2
115.6


16
431.8
22
1,566.7
3
61.2
Idaho 1
53,113.8




1
383.4








1
4,958.4


1
56,438.4
Illinois 1
428.5




3
2,161.1


1
5.9
2
726.2








Iowa 2
33.2




1
8.5






1
25.9


2
190.4
2
101.4
Kansas 2
768.3




3
3,728.2


1
345.4
5
11,122.2


1
45.5


1
38.0
Kentucky 1
87.0
2
213.8
3
128.6


1
17.8
1
13.6
1
319.6
1
32.0
4
130.8
5
382.5
2
166.9
Louisiana 10
2,082.2
24
8,870.8
21
3,630.7
10
1,299.6
17
5,801.4
16
2,265.9
18
4,198.4
9
3,427.1
8
5,502.0
16
4,740.4
12
5,189.5
Maine 3
2,399.0
2
461.9


2
1,203.6






1
751.6






Maryland 1
16.0














1
17.9




Massachusetts



















3
113.6
Michigan 3
4,816.3
1
15.0
1
46.0
1
103.0
1
5.0








6
146.3
2
133.4
Minnesota 11
25,364.8
4
1,803.6
3
3,436.7
1
543.4
2
187.7
8
11,181.6
7
2,269.7
3
389.9
1
81.7
2
188.4
1
744.7
Mississippi 13
2,823.5
4
1,263.2
9
5,423.9
18
3,396.3
14
2,322.2
27
6,938.4
30
6,291.8
31
9,645.6
77
18,036.2
35
5,165.5
25
3,241.1
Missouri 17
2,319.7
17
3,092.4
9
1,784.4
8
1,468.7
8
1,322.9
6
1,802.9
12
3,404.1
6
2,366.2
9
3,336.9
4
897.2
14
4,811.3
Montana 11
32,536.3
10
116,162.7
12
75,494.4
11
24,450.9
11
48,123.1
11
25,934.6
12
41,327.4
6
35,216.8
3
20,308.5
10
43,336.3
4
33,483.1
Nebraska 1
2,308.0
2
10,077.8
1
2.9
1
108.0




1
1,934.0
2
13,083.9
1
1,890.1
1
168.9


Nevada

1
223.3
1
135.8














1
51.7
New Jersey













1
107.0






New Mexico 33
325,518.1
18
206,119.8
40
347,171.5
32
240,273.9
33
283,544.8
23
83,630.2
30
95,801.0
10
251,480.9
3
12,819.6
4
107,109.3
25
261,068.1
New York

1
11.7
1
6.9




1
21.2
1
35.4
3
85.8


1
47.6
7
364.7
North Carolina 1
25.0
4
122.0
10
552.9


1
174.7


3
1,525.9
3
113.6
1
35.7


2
57.3
North Dakota 1
2,242.0
1
2,101.7
8
40,643.5
2
985.0
3
3,337.7
6
6,774.6
5
9,705.0


2
8,057.7
5
12,411.8
4
11,375.6
Ohio 1
290.0




2
558.4


1
67.2
1
9.6
4
29.5


3
43.1
1
0.1
Oklahoma 74
49,116.1
62
34,989.4
94
50,432.5
110
69,312.5
195
122,289.9
162
85,729.6
179
79,936.7
108
69,775.7
111
62,492.9
89
64,287.4
19
9,770.6
Oregon 4
24,729.3
3
1,497.5
2
2,369.8
1
3,159.0
2
1,421.1
3
3,521.4
9
47,375.2




1
4.5
5
86,627.8
Pennsylvania 1
23.0
1
251.0








1
35.4


1
77.3


3
503.8
Rhode Island













3
2,404.8






South Carolina 20
4,980.4
4
218.9
7
481.8
5
1,034.2
3
1,497.0
28
3,442.4
8
1,354.2
24
2,922.5
26
2,038.9
16
2,174.4
21
1,910.3
South Dakota 30
202,921.2
39
229,234.3
31
193,090.1
39
229,490.6
40
248,611.8
34
177,606.3
30
118,467.6
5
23,839.6
20
116,378.9
31
179,408.6
11
42,531.7
Tennessee 3
1,047.8
10
227.0
2
114.2
2
237.8
1
83.0
3
818.3
11
1,357.0
5
647.2
4
93.8
8
366.7
26
12,594.2
Texas 12
5,309.9
9
1,813.0
27
105,588.4
13
24,503.8
11
24,997.3
8
7,313.5
7
2,410.5
7
2,198.7
21
31,054.8
18
25,075.3
11
8,072.3
Utah 1
493.0


1
3,219.0




1
41,836.1
2
88,557.1
1
3,409.6




1
232.7
Virginia 2
220.0
6
1,222.0
5
989.1
1
271.0


1
48.0
1
111.0
4
195.8
8
792.9
3
215.5
6
2,319.4
Washington 2
358.1
4
10,932.0
1
1,339.1
3
1,666.9


2
6,929.2


1
1,291.1
1
3,156.9


3
725.8
West Virginia 2
131.8


1
1.6
2
244.0


5
253.5
1
95.9


2
191.8


1
81.9
Wisconsin 3
887.7
1
28,449.2
1
15.1
5
3,654.5


3
5,828.8
4
49.1
1
6.8
7
56,609.2
4
684.5
8
198.7
Wyoming 1
1,057.0




2
9,815.5


1
997.2
1
965.4








Total 374
1,592,434.3
302
872,175.6
383
1,070,708.0
354
656,054.8
404
884,107.8
432
592,415.1
485
592,679.7
360
472,640.3
409

374
644,846.0
354
590,162.8
Notes:
• Data Source: USDA-NRCS, ProTracts Program Contracts System, October 2020.
• Caribbean includes Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.
• Hawaii/Pacific includes Hawaii and the Pacific Basin.
• Totals may not exactly match sum over states due to rounding.

*Contract counts and contract acreages are based on the number of contracts and treated acres, respectively, at the end of fiscal year when the contract was signed and do not account for contract cancellations or terminations that may have happened in subsequent years.

CSP Contract Data for Limited Resource Farmers by State and Fiscal Year
State 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts*
Alabama 1
124.0
1
296.5
1
68.9
1
0.7




2
241.9


1
2.8




Alaska 1
128.4


















2
11.0
Arizona 1
1,458.0




















Arkansas 7
1,411.3
10
4,635.7
5
1,836.2
3
1,181.5
4
679.6
1
15.4
18
13,414.6
4
1,230.9
5
1,277.2
2
927.0
1
70.9
California 11
16,421.9
2
2,073.3
1
204.0
2
1,374.2
1
1,043.0




1
3.6


1
170.9
6
79.3
Caribbean 2
20.0












4
90.6
5
78.2




Colorado 16
37,753.5
13
26,409.9
4
2,929.3


1
600.0
2
4,485.0
1
1,856.6






1
2,780.9
Connecticut











1
6.9
1
49.9




1
34.8
Florida 1
81.0
1
40.0
1
47.3








2
1,913.5


1
32.6
1
30.3
Georgia 3
306.0
7
893.0
3
1,082.4


3
199.0
4
752.7
5
374.3
2
478.1
3
243.5


3
1,101.6
Hawaii/Pacific

















5
49.0
1
9.0
Idaho 2
462.1


1
357.2














1
59.6
Illinois 2
390.7






1
866.6




1
238.8
1
31.0




Indiana 2
65.6












2
738.3
1
29.0




Iowa 16
5,112.5
4
742.3
1
306.9
1
10.0




3
2,067.2
7
1,836.4


3
874.7
2
511.2
Kansas 1
50.7


3
1,113.4
1
433.4




1
113.3








Kentucky 7
1,505.3
2
123.6
1
99.4
4
533.6
3
167.5
4
696.1
2
156.6
6
969.7
6
525.9
5
385.9
4
422.4
Louisiana 3
284.8


3
194.0




1
7.6
2
1,161.5


1
24.0
1
25.0
2
1,948.4
Maine 8
1,799.2
1
188.8
1
40.1
2
126.6




1
76.2


1
41.5




Massachusetts



















1
2.4
Michigan 14
3,219.0


7
1,270.9
1
78.9
1
66.1
1
111.1


3
1,278.9


6
464.2
6
579.9
Minnesota 49
13,837.7
16
5,913.4
24
5,783.9
17
6,163.5
6
1,059.7
5
946.7
14
1,963.0
5
1,965.2
8
1,082.8
6
492.0
5
715.6
Mississippi 2
522.8
1
29.0


4
202.3
3
1,869.7
1
783.8
1
44.0
8
1,679.7
7
984.8
2
72.5
4
164.8
Missouri 30
10,546.4
6
2,097.3
9
2,277.4
1
28.1
4
898.9
6
1,922.2
4
1,701.4
3
90.7
4
399.6
6
427.6
4
340.5
Montana 5
10,094.2
4
9,888.3
1
203.9
1
6,205.0
2
5,426.0
1
339.7
1
162.5
1
7,710.5
1
13,505.5
2
7,980.4
1
335.9
Nebraska 14
24,526.6
9
21,438.5
5
2,311.9
6
9,165.5
1
471.6






3
1,959.8
6
11,609.8
1
160.0
Nevada



1
0.3
















New Hampshire 2
334.9


5
758.1
1
29.2


2
148.7
1
17.8
1
50.2
1
16.6
1
141.5
1
361.0
New Jersey



1
224.4




1
116.2
1
121.2








New Mexico 4
31,330.1


9
46,388.4
7
29,694.9
7
28,337.3
3
3,174.1
3
11,138.0








New York 7
718.5








4
361.5


4
339.9
2
71.4
1
382.6
4
439.6
North Carolina 1
38.0
1
102.0












1
35.7




North Dakota 7
10,003.8
3
2,529.1
10
16,394.2
5
5,401.2
6
12,170.0
1
248.0




1
1,060.5


1
912.4
Ohio 8
1,370.2
1
36.7






2
175.5
2
273.0
3
493.8


2
97.7
1
33.0
Oklahoma 15
6,234.5
14
2,237.3
12
7,721.1
17
10,761.3
23
17,396.8
24
14,861.5
35
15,904.6
13
9,929.1
17
7,055.5
9
1,396.2
4
6,155.1
Oregon 14
13,609.8
6
12,262.3
2
4,652.1
1
1,618.7
1
572.0
1
1,766.0


1
238.5
1
406.6


3
3,619.7
Pennsylvania 9
1,017.8


1
137.0




1
96.4
2
162.3
2
95.8
4
1,031.0


2
210.4
Rhode Island











5
119.4






1
105.8
South Carolina 1
8.0




1
20.0


1
154.0
1
7.0
2
61.2
1
27.7
2
64.1
4
106.4
South Dakota 4
2,833.7
1
11,704.2
5
13,101.9
1
895.0
3
5,071.9


2
2,407.8


3
2,444.4


2
5,387.2
Tennessee 12
2,515.6
4
175.6
2
109.6
6
437.5


4
147.9
3
140.6
1
60.0
1
270.8
4
253.0
4
315.4
Texas 3
853.8
1
111.0
2
3,922.1
4
2,543.1
3
910.8
8
8,131.8
2
579.9
3
18,586.8
5
680.9


5
493.7
Utah

1
1,848.8














2
177.5


Vermont











2
868.0
1
277.5


5
690.5
1
168.8
Virginia 1
230.0
1
198.0










1
100.5
1
29.0




Washington 2
675.2
5
5,041.4






2
551.7


2
1,479.3
2
1,182.2
2
15.5
2
116.4
West Virginia 8
736.8
7
1,280.2
3
44.3
7
568.3
11
710.0
6
719.3
4
396.3
3
277.8
1
39.2
2
45.6
5
1,990.4
Wisconsin 19
2,558.8
22
2,753.7
14
1,815.8
6
1,416.2
5
399.5
7
797.4
6
613.5
8
999.2
15
1,913.9
13
1,223.4
8
1,583.8
Wyoming 2
1,826.0




















Total 317
207,017.2
144
115,049.9
138
115,396.4
100
78,888.7
89
78,916.0
93
41,510.3
125
56,089.4
95
53,264.3
103

89
27,999.1
95
31,357.7
Notes:
• Data Source: USDA-NRCS, ProTracts Program Contracts System, October 2020.
• Caribbean includes Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.
• Hawaii/Pacific includes Hawaii and the Pacific Basin.
• Totals may not exactly match sum over states due to rounding.

*Contract counts and contract acreages are based on the number of contracts and treated acres, respectively, at the end of fiscal year when the contract was signed and do not account for contract cancellations or terminations that may have happened in subsequent years.

CSP Contract Data for Beginning Farmers by State and Fiscal Year
State 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts* Number of Active Contracts* Total Acres on Active Contracts*




















2
1.5
Alabama 19
3,491.7
4
734.3
6
417.5
8
2,015.6
4
551.9
2
166.5
10
2,225.0
5
4,926.1
9
1,472.3
19
4,934.7
25
7,595.8
Alaska 2
537.8








1
891.1
1
195.0






1
2.4
Arizona 3
4,156.0
1
12,457.0
1
260.0




2
1,703.0
2
517.0


2
4,676.4
1
236.0
4
73,335.8
Arkansas 5
1,949.0
12
12,466.8
38
24,843.5
46
20,865.3
72
39,239.5
73
46,860.4
93
64,442.5
77
54,434.6
68
36,348.5
51
24,437.4
54
28,134.5
California 21
10,758.7
10
12,809.6
5
3,497.8
8
5,239.6
8
42,675.9
5
12,912.6


3
128.7
4
4,396.0
20
9,672.7
29
18,226.8
Caribbean 3
231.0












1
379.8
4
202.9




Colorado 49
80,260.2
34
63,119.8
32
27,995.5
11
8,020.0
15
11,382.9
6
16,461.0
17
21,488.8
19
16,751.0
15
16,751.3
9
10,281.5
10
17,372.8
Connecticut 1
59.7
1
3.0
1
288.7
1
26.0


1
0.6


3
113.2


1
9.7
2
42.5
Delaware 1
58.6




1
1,762.7
1
91.0
2
510.7
1
308.0
1
16.5
1
73.1
1
13.5


Florida 6
3,300.2
2
545.9
3
1,422.5
4
2,451.8
2
226.6
7
1,219.4
5
2,550.9
5
953.0
3
49.9
5
3,157.5
11
2,257.6
Georgia 14
1,336.3
26
12,884.0
39
8,303.9
37
12,997.6
55
16,458.8
93
27,795.4
76
21,782.3
103
27,860.2
108
28,407.2
43
9,703.3
35
6,210.5
Hawaii/Pacific 3
32.3


1
24.0


1
62.0


1
23.6


5
36.2
3
47.8
3
5.4
Idaho 25
20,676.6
9
11,021.4
11
11,141.9
4
3,530.6
5
2,798.0
4
5,410.8
5
6,386.8
4
4,315.0
4
3,185.7
6
2,843.2
8
10,186.8
Illinois 12
7,426.4
8
2,429.0
13
2,428.4
27
8,347.4
42
15,395.9
44
21,087.7
68
32,097.9
34
7,895.7
40
18,851.4
37
9,182.3
27
11,805.8
Indiana 10
1,256.4
2
259.9
1
18.5
1
404.4
2
333.5
4
2,389.2
8
4,262.5
6
1,370.9
6
2,497.3
7
6,054.4
12
2,657.8
Iowa 88
22,396.8
52
11,901.4
50
16,711.3
44
11,165.4
56
16,618.3
47
11,959.3
43
11,679.8
63
16,277.8
71
18,042.0
61
8,098.8
38
10,268.9
Kansas 57
43,263.6
49
50,222.1
45
40,332.1
25
17,811.6
10
6,494.3
38
23,643.8
44
43,884.1
17
23,823.6
24
17,860.9
8
3,238.6
5
2,308.9
Kentucky 8
2,708.2
3
674.3
9
1,454.4
2
346.0
5
697.7
10
1,101.3
9
2,151.4
8
459.3
41
3,598.0
49
3,653.2
41
3,592.3
Louisiana 36
13,080.9
44
24,065.2
43
23,463.2
29
20,044.3
47
24,542.0
46
20,301.2
65
21,625.2
30
21,658.0
33
14,673.5
42
23,478.4
34
24,712.8
Maine 23
35,236.5
7
1,965.7
3
1,804.0
4
672.0
1
26.9


1
76.2
2
141.5
3
231.3
2
287.8


Maryland 3
771.8








1
246.8


2
1,064.8
4
98.0
5
173.2
5
711.3
Massachusetts 2
414.7
1
480.0










2
26.9




8
161.7
Michigan 28
13,078.7
9
2,014.6
13
1,744.2
3
232.2
3
519.8
15
2,364.4
1
55.7
8
1,123.4
14
2,138.8
40
5,965.0
56
6,692.0
Minnesota 148
53,687.3
97
47,947.6
117
48,111.9
74
20,520.4
113
50,934.9
127
49,368.7
120
49,985.3
94
59,912.2
112
42,483.2
80
26,984.3
49
19,989.4
Mississippi 15
9,709.6
15
6,060.1
25
6,839.3
34
15,166.4
35
14,556.3
30
19,431.9
56
20,881.7
88
51,055.7
204
75,552.3
108
29,932.1
45
25,822.6
Missouri 191
38,225.3
88
16,784.9
64
11,420.4
68
10,588.9
54
7,726.2
44
6,323.2
84
14,214.5
51
9,010.6
102
11,849.0
79
8,526.3
59
8,078.8
Montana 46
71,452.5
24
54,848.9
18
26,840.2
20
30,168.2
24
35,640.5
22
28,266.6
29
76,515.3
29
53,304.2
26
58,417.2
18
33,651.9
10
20,676.7
Nebraska 130
127,880.9
53
66,333.9
63
62,176.7
43
45,470.3
63
66,200.0
38
36,235.7
52
69,926.5
62
70,866.8
74
95,762.0
46
44,364.9
43
58,901.2
Nevada 1
113.4
1
249.5
2
181.9
1
1,320.0




1
1,328.0
1
50.8


1
18.0
3
1,231.0
New Hampshire 1
85.7


1
152.0




1
232.5


3
70.2
1
16.6
2
456.6
1
286.1
New Jersey 3
697.7


1
457.2


1
94.2
1
418.6
2
304.7
5
50.7
1
7.8


1
28.3
New Mexico 23
102,426.8
9
29,946.0
17
85,278.5
17
57,080.5
21
66,917.1
15
44,151.3
19
79,140.0
3
4,192.5
3
11,690.7
2
1,938.9
8
39,003.4
New York 34
3,240.9
8
756.9
4
666.7
2
1,033.4
5
819.1
12
1,388.9
10
1,050.9
6
358.8
15
894.8
8
729.3
16
1,684.2
North Carolina 7
1,075.5
9
778.2
23
1,127.4
2
289.5
3
902.0
4
307.5
8
336.2
15
2,576.3
8
188.6
20
3,616.0
36
7,116.0
North Dakota 63
82,089.3
54
65,749.1
84
94,812.2
41
37,710.5
68
60,280.8
65
58,775.7
47
43,255.0
73
98,551.6
54
66,126.1
16
20,127.9
27
39,758.1
Ohio 11
1,276.2
2
140.6
3
1,667.3
9
3,572.0
7
1,238.0
27
4,114.6
8
639.5
19
1,650.4
12
1,427.9
24
1,614.8
28
3,352.1
Oklahoma 59
37,646.0
59
32,572.1
75
35,711.6
92
81,444.8
107
62,711.4
111
37,952.8
126
45,374.6
91
43,008.1
65
24,362.1
74
54,420.1
17
16,019.6
Oregon 45
73,830.2
19
19,961.1
17
18,210.8
16
11,491.0
11
15,911.6
44
56,274.5
12
9,732.7
16
15,524.7
18
22,802.8
14
9,103.9
19
15,225.7
Pennsylvania 36
3,921.2
10
3,011.8
8
2,131.1
6
355.5
3
873.7
4
652.5
17
3,157.9
18
2,000.7
24
2,791.1
25
2,730.5
14
1,993.6
Rhode Island 11
408.4
1
20.0
6
141.3


2
91.0


6
81.9
5
142.8


1
110.0
7
369.1
South Carolina 12
2,150.4
7
572.9
7
2,356.7
6
2,969.4
7
1,126.4
27
5,968.2
30
4,676.8
62
6,710.4
37
4,318.5
38
6,874.0
47
10,008.5
South Dakota 36
53,100.7
27
44,851.5
22
48,581.2
32
45,858.7
55
69,561.8
90
98,847.3
89
117,289.3
65
59,851.1
49
42,117.2
37
31,818.5
26
32,843.8
Tennessee 26
2,265.5
6
325.6
8
518.5
13
2,996.6
11
2,019.9
11
3,761.1
20
6,288.7
25
4,368.7
40
3,663.4
51
8,595.9
63
11,360.3
Texas 63
57,313.4
18
12,322.2
40
59,083.3
18
38,200.8
18
35,256.9
28
44,741.7
51
51,701.3
34
17,186.0
45
37,471.2
64
35,164.5
43
25,549.3
Utah 9
14,555.7
1
318.0
2
4.4
8
15,749.6
14
27,176.3
8
15,722.4
9
15,232.9
5
9,256.4
13
20,415.8
10
37,748.3
16
38,351.9
Vermont





1
6.5




2
387.8
2
316.5


11
1,511.3
13
1,495.4
Virginia 14
4,252.9
6
2,475.0
12
3,287.1
5
1,075.6
4
296.6
10
2,125.6
6
1,959.0
6
521.9
24
2,153.9
40
7,186.9
24
2,964.9
Washington 15
15,375.5
17
15,452.5
16
22,807.9
16
16,571.5
8
10,798.8
10
12,106.4
8
21,343.6
9
9,558.2
14
24,154.5
8
5,818.0
9
19,318.8
West Virginia 27
2,495.8
35
2,043.8
38
4,182.1
22
1,801.5
47
2,305.7
37
1,972.1
39
3,397.5
27
3,044.8
24
1,822.1
21
1,504.1
15
1,681.7
Wisconsin 45
7,946.0
43
4,751.2
68
11,158.3
49
4,321.3
73
13,431.9
41
5,792.6
103
11,911.4
71
5,485.8
92
9,795.9
108
10,609.2
55
8,818.7
Wyoming 6
4,564.2
5
13,117.6
1
235.3


2
16,209.9
2
3,095.7
2
1,085.8




2
6,606.4


Total 1,496
1,038,269.1
888
661,445.0
1,056
714,292.7
850
561,695.4
1,085
741,196.0
1,210
735,053.3
1,406
886,951.5
1,278
712,346.9
1,516

1,318
517,231.5
1,104
638,212.9
Notes:
• Data Source: USDA-NRCS, ProTracts Program Contracts System, October 2020.
• Caribbean includes Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.
• Hawaii/Pacific includes Hawaii and the Pacific Basin.
• Totals may not exactly match sum over states due to rounding.

*Contract counts and contract acreages are based on the number of contracts and treated acres, respectively, at the end of fiscal year when the contract was signed and do not account for contract cancellations or terminations that may have happened in subsequent years.

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