Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) in Idaho

CSP payments by fiscal year in Idaho

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CSP by Sign-up in Idaho

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CSP payments by land use and fiscal year in Idaho

  • Cropland
  • Rangeland
  • Pasture
  • Forestland
  • Pastured Cropland

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CSP payments by existing or additional practices in Idaho

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CSP payments by contract size in Idaho

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for CSP contracts in Idaho

RankEnhancementNumber of Contracts
1Rotation of supplement and feeding areas144
2Harvest hay in a manner that allows wildlife to flush and escape99
3High level Integrated Pest Management to reduce pesticide environmental risk86
4Retrofit watering facility for wildlife escape80
5Use drift reducing nozzles, low pressures, lower boom height and adjuvants to reduce pesticide drift77
6Monitor key grazing areas to improve grazing management61
7Irrigation pumping plant evaluation60
8GPS, targeted spray application (SmartSprayer), or other chemical application electronic control tec45
9Plant Tissue Testsing and Analysis to Improve Nitrogen Management43
10Resource-Conserving Crop Rotation33
11Apply controlled release nitrogen fertilizer30
12Recycle 100% of farm lubricants27
13Irrigation Water Management24
14Wildlife Friendly Fencing22
15Regional weather networks for irrigation scheduling20
16Biological suppression and other non-chemical techniques to manage brush, weeds and invasive species20
17Precision application technology to apply nutrients14
18Use deep rooted crops to breakup soil compaction13
19Filter Strip13
20Grazing management to improve wildlife habitat11

CSP contracts by Practice Suite in Idaho

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CSP acreage by land use in Idaho

  • Cropland
  • Rangeland
  • Pasture
  • Forestland
  • Pastured Cropland

CSP Resource Concerns in Idaho

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CSP payments by county in Idaho, 2011-2014

1Nez Perce County, Idaho$2,676,985
2Caribou County, Idaho$1,760,659
3Oneida County, Idaho$1,750,459
4Latah County, Idaho$1,709,084
5Jefferson County, Idaho$1,617,427
6Lewis County, Idaho$1,389,947
7Bannock County, Idaho$1,145,009
8Idaho County, Idaho$1,009,938
9Cassia County, Idaho$690,785
10Bear Lake County, Idaho$646,857
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Idaho, 2012

Land in Idaho, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:24,816
Total Acres in Farms:11,760,109
Cropland Acres:5,793,347
Permanent pasture and rangeland:4,876,536
Woodland Acres:584,265
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:505,961

Livestock in Idaho, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory2,397,541
Layers inventory 655,346
Sheep and lambs inventory231,078
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold10,053
Hogs and pigs inventory0

Crops in Idaho, 2012


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