One of the things we wanted to understand, in preparing for the Comprehensive Plan update, was how some farmland in Wasco County is currently being used and how that may change in the future.

A critical program for conserving land and habitat is through the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).  In 2016, land enrolled in the CRP program accounted for 4% of EFU lands.

To help further tell the story about Farm Subsidy programs and their impact on Wasco County, staff developed the following infographic. WascoCountyAgSubsidies (4)