Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) in Kansas

CSP payments by fiscal year in Kansas

CSP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices and enhancements on CSP acres, 2017-2020, Kansas

1Cropland Annual Payment$143,729,632
2Rangeland Annual Payment$12,352,058
3Improving nutrient uptake efficiency and reducing risk of nutrient losses to surface water$2,557,593
4Establish Monarch butterfly habitat$2,227,410
5Pasture Annual Payment$1,496,404
6Reduce risk of pesticides in surface water by utilizing precision pesticide application techniques$1,253,761
7Reduce risks of nutrient losses to surface water by utilizing precision ag technologies$876,863
9Associated Ag Land$677,075
10Existing Activity Payment-Land Use$464,608
11Pastured Cropland Annual Payment$463,242
12Improving nutrient uptake efficiency and reducing risks to air quality - emissions of GHGs$297,072
13Supplemental Payment$201,499
14Improving nutrient uptake efficiency and reducing risk of nutrient losses to groundwater$189,355
15Cover crop to suppress excessive weed pressures and break pest cycles$162,584
16Cover Crop $125,522
17Advanced IWM--Soil moisture is monitored- recorded- and used in decision making$118,469
18Existing Activity Payment-Resource Concern$109,500
19Enhanced wildlife habitat on expired grass/legume covered CRP acres$103,203
20Controlled traffic farming to reduce compaction$87,218
21Harvest of crops (hay or small grains) using measures that allow desired species to flush or escape$79,380
22Prescribed grazing that improves or maintains riparian and watershed function-erosion$73,666
23Advanced Automated IWM - Year 1 - Equipment and soil moisture is monitored- recorded and used in dec$70,565
24Reduce ozone precursor emissions related to pesticides by utilizing IPM PAMS techniques$70,206
25Use of multi-species cover crops to improve soil health and increase soil organic matter$69,849
26Reduced tillage to reduce water erosion$56,943
27Modifications to improve soil health and increase soil organic matter$51,982
28Conservation Cover $48,159
29Improved resource conserving crop rotation for soil organic matter improvement$40,910
30Maintaining quantity and quality of forage for animal health and productivity$40,584
31No till to reduce water erosion$40,462
32Prescribed grazing that maintains/improves riparian/watershed function impairment from nutrients$40,009
33Incorporating wildlife refuge areas in contingency plans for wildlife food$37,104
34Prescribed grazing that maintains/improves riparian/watershed function-min sediment in surface water$33,231
35Minimum Payment Adjustment$31,911
36Cover crop to reduce wind erosion$28,500
37Reduce risks of nutrient losses to ground water by utilizing precision agriculture technologies to p$26,888
38Nutrient Management $25,546
39Intensive cover cropping to increase soil health and soil organic matter content$23,328
40Cover crop to reduce water erosion$22,790
41Enhanced field borders to reduce water induced erosion along the edge(s) of a field$18,071
42Advanced Automated IWM - Year 2-5- Soil moisture is monitored- recorded and used in decision making$17,164
43Prescribed Grazing $16,463
44No till to increase plant-available moisture: moisture management$15,843
45Reduced tillage to increase soil health and soil organic matter content$13,780
46Conservation cover to provide food habitat for pollinators and beneficial insects$12,038
47Cover crop to reduce water quality degradation by utilizing excess soil nutrients-surface water$11,846
48Complete pumping plant evaluation for all pumps on a farm.$11,668
49Residue and Tillage Management- Reduced Till $10,887
50Reduced tillage to reduce energy use$9,487
51No till system to reduce wind erosion$9,282
52Reduced tillage to reduce wind erosion$8,840
53Herbaceous Weed Treatment$8,333
54Herbaceous weed control (inadequate structure and comp) for desired plant communities/habitats$8,214
55Leave standing grain crops unharvested to benefit wildlife food sources$8,154
56Equitable Relief Payment$8,152
57Resource conserving crop rotation to relieve plant pest pressure$7,744
58Grazing management that protects sensitive areas from gully erosion$7,559
59Herbaceous weed control (plant pest pressures) for desired plant communities/habitats$7,340
60Conservation Crop Rotation $7,249
61Advanced IWM--Weather is monitored- recorded and used in decision making$7,204
62Use of soil health assessment to assist with development of cover crop mix to improve soil health$6,806
63Improved grazing management for water erosion through monitoring activities$5,169
64Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $5,129
65Grassed Waterway $4,656
66Residue and Tillage Management- No Till $4,250
67Critical Area Planting$4,224
68Brush Management$4,050
69Prescribed Burning$3,880
70Tree/Shrub Establishment $3,872
71Fishpond management for native aquatic and terrestrial species$3,831
72Adding food-producing trees and shrubs to existing plantings$3,678
73Grazing management for improving quantity/quality of plant structure/composition for wildlife$3,286
74No till to reduce tillage induced particulate matter$3,274
75Irrigation Water Management $3,075
76Forest Stand Improvement$3,019
77Conservation cover to provide cover and shelter habitat for pollinators and beneficial insects$2,997
78Reducing routine neonicotinoid seed treatments on corn and soybean crops.$2,875
79Complete pumping plant evaluation for all existing pumps on a farm.$2,863
80No till system to increase soil health and soil organic matter content$2,802
81Watering Facility$2,666
82Incorporating wildlife friendly fencing for connectivity of wildlife food resources$2,664
83Erroneous Underpayment$2,182
84Grazing management that protects sensitive areas-surface water from nutrients$2,180
85Enhancement - Soil Management$2,165
86Complete pumping plant eval for all pumps on a farm to determine the VFD potential$1,719
87Improved resource conserving crop rotation to relieve plant pest pressure$1,600
88Improved grazing management for plant productivity/health through monitoring$1,454
89Pest Management Conservation System$1,422
90Stewardship Payment$1,331
91Pasture and Hay Planting $1,321
92Cover crop to reduce water quality degradation by utilizing excess soil nutrients-ground water$1,259
93Enhanced field border to provide wildlife cover or shelter along the edge(s) of a field$1,197
94Enhancement - Pest Management$1,131
95Strategic patch burning for grazing distribution/wildlife habitat (undesirable plant pressure)$1,076
96Herbaceous weed treatment to create plant communities consistent with the ecological site$987
97Harvest of crops (hay or small grains) using measures that allow desired species to flush or escape$937
98Improved grazing management for plant structure and composition through monitoring activities$905
99Enhancement - Nutrient Management$808
100Forage and biomass planting that produces feedstock for biofuels or energy production$786
101Snags- den trees- and coarse woody debris for wildlife habitat$458
102Reduce risk of pesticides in surface water by utilizing IPM PAMS techniques$452
103Range planting for improving forage- browse- or cover for wildlife$411
104Forage plantings that can help increase organic matter in depleted soils$365
106Grazing management for improving quantity and quality of cover and shelter for wildlife$339
107Tree/shrub planting for wildlife food$336
108Tree/shrub planting for wildlife cover$336
109Existing Practice Payment$333
110Forage harvest management that helps maintain or improve wildlife habitat (cover and shelter)$252
111Land Smoothing$235
112Roof Runoff Structure$231
113Range Planting $208
114Range planting for increasing/maintaining organic matter$207
115Cover crop to minimize soil compaction$187
116Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment and Renovation $175
117Conservation cover to provide habitat continuity for pollinators and beneficial insects$140
118Reduced tillage to increase plant-available moisture: moisture management$114
119Forage Harvest Management$102
120Improved grazing management that reduces undesirable plant pest pressure through monitoring$90
121Cropland conversion to grass-based agriculture to reduce sediment loading$86
122Cropland conversion to grass-based agriculture to reduce water erosion$85
123Access Control$79
124Increase riparian herbaceous cover width to reduce sediment loading$79
125Brush management for improved structure and composition$72
126Windbreak/Shelterbelt Renovation $46
127Structures for Wildlife$38
128Leave standing grain crops unharvested to benefit wildlife cover and shelter$15
129Hedgerow Planting $5
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 Total Payments, 2017-2020169,489,880
NRCS climate smart practice: The list of NRCS climate smart CSP enhancements were not funded until 2020, so their total spending between 2017 and 2020 is small. However, CSP practices that have EQIP codes, like code 340 for cover crops, were funded before 2020. Payments for NRCS climate smart CSP enhancements are likely to be larger after 2020.

NCRS climate smart practices on CSP acres, 2017-2020, Kansas

1Cover Crop $125,522
2Conservation Cover $48,159
3Nutrient Management $25,546
4Prescribed Grazing $16,463
5Residue and Tillage Management- Reduced Till $10,887
6Conservation Crop Rotation $7,249
7Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $5,129
8Grassed Waterway $4,656
9Residue and Tillage Management- No Till $4,250
10Tree/Shrub Establishment $3,872
11Irrigation Water Management $3,075
12Pasture and Hay Planting $1,321
13Range Planting $208
14Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment and Renovation $175
15Windbreak/Shelterbelt Renovation $46
16Hedgerow Planting $5
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 Total Climate Smart CSP payments, 2017-2020$256,563
NRCS climate smart practice.

CSP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateCSP Payments, 2017-2020
1Hamilton County, Kansas$15,560,364
2Ness County, Kansas$13,779,408
3Reno County, Kansas$12,682,753
4Kearny County, Kansas$11,079,136
5Gray County, Kansas$10,090,651
6Morton County, Kansas$10,007,427
7Finney County, Kansas$9,529,008
8Hodgeman County, Kansas$9,036,242
9Stanton County, Kansas$8,307,442
10Meade County, Kansas$8,233,088
11Stevens County, Kansas$7,794,201
12Graham County, Kansas$7,611,287
13Lane County, Kansas$7,571,579
14Russell County, Kansas$6,945,905
15Seward County, Kansas$6,816,561
16Rush County, Kansas$6,591,399
17Kiowa County, Kansas$6,403,997
18Wallace County, Kansas$5,860,137
19Stafford County, Kansas$5,559,081
20Clark County, Kansas$5,522,994
21Grant County, Kansas$5,309,107
22Dickinson County, Kansas$5,242,478
23Cheyenne County, Kansas$5,190,113
24Ford County, Kansas$5,154,321
25Sherman County, Kansas$4,922,588
26Trego County, Kansas$4,856,894
27Rooks County, Kansas$4,545,167
28Logan County, Kansas$4,260,420
29Gove County, Kansas$4,102,914
30Ellis County, Kansas$3,994,731
31Coffey County, Kansas$3,970,211
32Pratt County, Kansas$3,852,655
33Washington County, Kansas$3,828,038
34Ellsworth County, Kansas$3,745,911
35Kingman County, Kansas$3,492,698
36Wichita County, Kansas$3,431,060
37Pawnee County, Kansas$3,419,334
38Greeley County, Kansas$3,371,037
39Nemaha County, Kansas$3,295,099
40Clay County, Kansas$3,188,351
41Jackson County, Kansas$3,154,445
42Marshall County, Kansas$3,048,853
43Lincoln County, Kansas$2,988,726
44Doniphan County, Kansas$2,874,208
45Pottawatomie County, Kansas$2,827,603
46Osborne County, Kansas$2,670,149
47Edwards County, Kansas$2,627,704
48Harper County, Kansas$2,593,408
49Lyon County, Kansas$2,511,778
50Wabaunsee County, Kansas$2,286,316
51Haskell County, Kansas$2,278,182
52Barton County, Kansas$2,271,452
53Comanche County, Kansas$2,260,710
54Phillips County, Kansas$2,258,359
55Linn County, Kansas$2,223,779
56Thomas County, Kansas$2,193,745
57Norton County, Kansas$2,185,617
58Scott County, Kansas$2,180,252
59Brown County, Kansas$2,039,911
60Osage County, Kansas$1,920,450
61Ottawa County, Kansas$1,920,406
62Rice County, Kansas$1,913,325
63Bourbon County, Kansas$1,872,906
64Saline County, Kansas$1,758,125
65Jewell County, Kansas$1,744,255
66Marion County, Kansas$1,739,049
67Smith County, Kansas$1,658,442
68Mitchell County, Kansas$1,622,691
69Anderson County, Kansas$1,620,922
70Sheridan County, Kansas$1,568,240
71Republic County, Kansas$1,523,614
72Jefferson County, Kansas$1,431,453
73Cloud County, Kansas$1,243,527
74McPherson County, Kansas$1,241,563
75Barber County, Kansas$1,150,721
76Allen County, Kansas$1,148,156
77Crawford County, Kansas$1,103,031
78Atchison County, Kansas$1,058,675
79Sumner County, Kansas$1,057,143
80Franklin County, Kansas$1,051,998
81Shawnee County, Kansas$1,018,249
82Neosho County, Kansas$902,006
83Douglas County, Kansas$820,011
84Miami County, Kansas$806,692
85Greenwood County, Kansas$795,779
86Decatur County, Kansas$777,161
87Woodson County, Kansas$767,981
88Morris County, Kansas$767,850
89Leavenworth County, Kansas$705,655
90Riley County, Kansas$663,827
91Cowley County, Kansas$588,392
92Geary County, Kansas$521,828
93Harvey County, Kansas$520,097
94Rawlins County, Kansas$507,189
95Wilson County, Kansas$492,090
96Labette County, Kansas$476,728
97Elk County, Kansas$402,722
98Cherokee County, Kansas$260,003
99Chautauqua County, Kansas$238,695
100Sedgwick County, Kansas$225,579
101Montgomery County, Kansas$223,982
102Chase County, Kansas$205,911
103Johnson County, Kansas$103,064
104Butler County, Kansas$101,563
105Wyandotte County, Kansas$272
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Kansas, 2017

Land in Kansas, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:58,569
Total Acres in Farms:45,759,319
Cropland Acres:29,125,505
Permanent pasture and rangeland:14,852,685
Woodland Acres:651,590

Livestock in Kansas, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory6,278,772
Hogs and pigs inventory2,100,764
Sheep and lambs inventory73,526
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold22,153

Crops in Kansas, 2017


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