CREP Payment Breakdown and Examples

Key to the table

Federal Annual Payment Federal Single Payments State

 

Examples 1-acre filter strip in a 15-year contract. Installation cost was $80. 1-acre field windbreak in a 14-year 6-month contract. Installation cost was $300. 1-acre riparian buffer strip offered on marginal pastureland in Huron County in a 15-year contract. Installation cost was $400.

Base SRR
Weighted average soil rental rate (SRR) per acre for top three soils present in the contract area

$100 $80 Marginal Pastureland Rates are pre-set for each county, for Huron Conty it is $40 per acre.

Bonus
SRR x 40%

$40 $32 $16

Maintenance
$5-$10

$5 $5 $7
Total $145 $117 $63

SIP
Signing Incentive Payment (SIP) is $140 or $150 per acre based on contract length

$150 $140 $150

PIP
Practice Incentive Payment (PIP) is total eligible practice installation cost x 40%

$32 $120 $160

Cost-Share
Total eligible practice installation cost x 50%

$40 $150 $200

Cost-Share
Total eligible practice installation cost x 50%

$40 $150 $200