Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) in Georgia

CSP payments by fiscal year in Georgia

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CSP by Sign-up in Georgia

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CSP payments by land use and fiscal year in Georgia

  • Cropland
  • Rangeland
  • Pasture
  • Forestland
  • Pastured Cropland

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CSP payments by existing or additional practices in Georgia

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CSP payments by contract size in Georgia

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for CSP contracts in Georgia

RankEnhancementNumber of Contracts
1Use drift reducing nozzles, low pressures, lower boom height and adjuvants to reduce pesticide drift934
2Split nitrogen applications 50% after crop/pasture emergence/green up831
3GPS, targeted spray application (SmartSprayer), or other chemical application electronic control tec608
4High level Integrated Pest Management to reduce pesticide environmental risk594
5Locally grown and marketed farm products392
6Apply nutrients no more than 30 days prior to planned planting date390
7Plant Tissue Testsing and Analysis to Improve Nitrogen Management384
8Precision application technology to apply nutrients379
9Controlled traffic system313
10Continuous cover crops280
11Riparian forest buffer, terrestrial and aquatic wildlife habitat278
12Forest Stand Improvement, Prescribed burning254
13Upland Wildlife Habitat Management251
14Rotation of supplement and feeding areas236
16Riparian buffer, terrestrial and aquatic wildlife habitat232
17Plant an annual grass-type cover crop that will scavenge residual nitrogen225
18Conservation Crop Rotation222
19Prescribed Burning204
20Forest stand improvement for habitat and soil quality180

CSP contracts by Practice Suite in Georgia

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CSP acreage by land use in Georgia

  • Cropland
  • Rangeland
  • Pasture
  • Forestland
  • Pastured Cropland

CSP Resource Concerns in Georgia

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CSP payments by county in Georgia, 2011-2014

1Burke County, Georgia$8,961,852
2Mitchell County, Georgia$5,141,880
3Baker County, Georgia$5,014,359
4Jefferson County, Georgia$4,859,841
5Dooly County, Georgia$4,363,410
6Jenkins County, Georgia$3,744,227
7Bulloch County, Georgia$3,651,173
8Colquitt County, Georgia$2,856,383
9Calhoun County, Georgia$2,460,122
10Pulaski County, Georgia$2,391,351
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Georgia, 2012

Land in Georgia, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:42,257
Total Acres in Farms:9,620,836
Cropland Acres:4,190,918
Permanent pasture and rangeland:1,373,836
Woodland Acres:3,475,854
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:580,228

Livestock in Georgia, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold1,369,162,943
Layers inventory 17,445,067
Cattle and calves inventory1,033,717
Hogs and pigs inventory153,733
Sheep and lambs inventory21,798

Crops in Georgia, 2012


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