Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) in Kansas

CSP payments by fiscal year in Kansas

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CSP by Sign-up in Kansas

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CSP payments by land use and fiscal year in Kansas

  • Cropland
  • Rangeland
  • Pasture
  • Forestland
  • Pastured Cropland

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CSP payments by existing or additional practices in Kansas

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CSP payments by contract size in Kansas

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for CSP contracts in Kansas

RankEnhancementNumber of Contracts
1Use drift reducing nozzles, low pressures, lower boom height and adjuvants to reduce pesticide drift1,017
2GPS, targeted spray application (SmartSprayer), or other chemical application electronic control tec730
3Rotation of supplement and feeding areas576
4Retrofit watering facility for wildlife escape481
5Monitor key grazing areas to improve grazing management251
6Harvest hay in a manner that allows wildlife to flush and escape248
7Use deep rooted crops to breakup soil compaction222
8Use of Cover Crop Mixes198
9Recycle 100% of farm lubricants192
10Plant Tissue Testsing and Analysis to Improve Nitrogen Management192
11Continuous no till with high residue190
12Split nitrogen applications 50% after crop/pasture emergence/green up177
13Apply nutrients no more than 30 days prior to planned planting date167
14Remote monitoring and notification of irrigation pumping plant operation144
15Irrigation pumping plant evaluation136
16Apply controlled release nitrogen fertilizer120
17Resource-Conserving Crop Rotation115
18Precision application technology to apply nutrients105
19Apply phosphorus fertilizer below soil surface102
20High level Integrated Pest Management to reduce pesticide environmental risk89

CSP contracts by Practice Suite in Kansas

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CSP acreage by land use in Kansas

  • Cropland
  • Rangeland
  • Pasture
  • Forestland
  • Pastured Cropland

CSP Resource Concerns in Kansas

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CSP payments by county in Kansas, 2011-2014

1Scott County, Kansas$7,030,114
2Pawnee County, Kansas$5,377,718
3Pratt County, Kansas$4,891,620
4Anderson County, Kansas$4,743,147
5Thomas County, Kansas$4,597,583
6Hodgeman County, Kansas$4,421,619
7Kingman County, Kansas$3,906,783
8Jewell County, Kansas$3,635,650
9Atchison County, Kansas$3,220,998
10Coffey County, Kansas$3,193,782
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Kansas, 2012

Land in Kansas, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:61,773
Total Acres in Farms:46,137,295
Cropland Acres:28,503,265
Permanent pasture and rangeland:15,525,646
Woodland Acres:734,382
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:1,374,002

Livestock in Kansas, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory5,922,187
Hogs and pigs inventory1,886,197
Sheep and lambs inventory62,541
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold51,374
Layers inventory 0

Crops in Kansas, 2012


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