Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) in Arkansas

CSP payments by fiscal year in Arkansas

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CSP by Sign-up in Arkansas

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CSP payments by land use and fiscal year in Arkansas

  • Cropland
  • Rangeland
  • Pasture
  • Forestland
  • Pastured Cropland

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CSP payments by existing or additional practices in Arkansas

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CSP payments by contract size in Arkansas

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for CSP contracts in Arkansas

RankEnhancementNumber of Contracts
1Use drift reducing nozzles, low pressures, lower boom height and adjuvants to reduce pesticide drift1,506
2GPS, targeted spray application (SmartSprayer), or other chemical application electronic control tec1,129
3Split nitrogen applications 50% after crop/pasture emergence/green up863
4Nitrification inhibitors or urease inhibitors556
5Precision application technology to apply nutrients518
6Apply nutrients no more than 30 days prior to planned planting date481
7High level Integrated Pest Management to reduce pesticide environmental risk459
8Plant Tissue Testsing and Analysis to Improve Nitrogen Management398
9Fuel use reduction for field operations397
10Regional weather networks for irrigation scheduling352
11Controlled traffic system351
12Drainage water management337
13Apply controlled release nitrogen fertilizer270
14Rotation of supplement and feeding areas203
15Apply phosphorus fertilizer below soil surface154
16Herbicide resistant weed management152
17Apply enhanced efficiency fertilizer products139
18Drainage water management for nutrient, pathogen, or pesticide reduction137
19Regional weather networks for irrigation scheduling137
20Drainage water management for seasonal wildlife habitat134

CSP contracts by Practice Suite in Arkansas

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CSP acreage by land use in Arkansas

  • Cropland
  • Rangeland
  • Pasture
  • Forestland
  • Pastured Cropland

CSP Resource Concerns in Arkansas

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CSP payments by county in Arkansas, 2011-2014

1Arkansas County, Arkansas$17,343,853
2Jefferson County, Arkansas$11,620,485
3Lawrence County, Arkansas$10,692,809
4Desha County, Arkansas$8,193,543
5Craighead County, Arkansas$7,242,118
6Jackson County, Arkansas$6,791,757
7Lincoln County, Arkansas$6,151,774
8Cross County, Arkansas$6,123,113
9Mississippi County, Arkansas$4,718,717
10Prairie County, Arkansas$4,705,870
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Arkansas, 2012

Land in Arkansas, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:45,071
Total Acres in Farms:13,810,786
Cropland Acres:7,931,111
Permanent pasture and rangeland:3,123,642
Woodland Acres:2,258,259
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:497,774

Livestock in Arkansas, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold975,950,973
Layers inventory 12,545,952
Cattle and calves inventory1,615,774
Hogs and pigs inventory109,316
Sheep and lambs inventory18,808

Crops in Arkansas, 2012


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