Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) in Nevada

CSP payments by fiscal year in Nevada

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CSP by Sign-up in Nevada

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CSP payments by land use and fiscal year in Nevada

  • Cropland
  • Rangeland
  • Pasture
  • Forestland
  • Pastured Cropland

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CSP payments by existing or additional practices in Nevada

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CSP payments by contract size in Nevada

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for CSP contracts in Nevada

RankEnhancementNumber of Contracts
1Harvest hay in a manner that allows wildlife to flush and escape37
2Retrofit watering facility for wildlife escape28
3Rotation of supplement and feeding areas24
4Wildlife Friendly Fencing16
5Improve the plant diversity and structure of non-cropped areas for wildlife food and habitat12
6Monitor key grazing areas to improve grazing management12
7Irrigation pumping plant evaluation8
8Grazing management to improve wildlife habitat7
9Retrofit watering facility for wildlife escape and enhanced access for bats and bird species7
10Remote monitoring and notification of irrigation pumping plant operation5
11Irrigation system automation5
12Irrigation Water Management5
13Use drift reducing nozzles, low pressures, lower boom height and adjuvants to reduce pesticide drift4
14Managing livestock access to water bodies/courses4
15GPS, targeted spray application (SmartSprayer), or other chemical application electronic control tec4
16Managing Calving to Coincide with Forage Availability4
17Recycle 100% of farm lubricants2
18Renovation of a windbreak or shelter belt, or hedgerow for wildlife habitat2
19Integrated Pest Management for Organic Farming.2
20Intensive Management of Rotational Grazing2

CSP contracts by Practice Suite in Nevada

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CSP acreage by land use in Nevada

  • Cropland
  • Rangeland
  • Pasture
  • Forestland
  • Pastured Cropland

CSP Resource Concerns in Nevada

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CSP payments by county in Nevada, 2011-2014

1Humboldt County, Nevada$824,587
2Elko County, Nevada$698,675
3Churchill County, Nevada$207,543
4Lyon County, Nevada$175,681
5Douglas County, Nevada$104,731
6Pershing County, Nevada$102,471
7Lander County, Nevada$84,409
8Esmeralda County, Nevada$83,838
9Nye County, Nevada$21,986
10White Pine County, Nevada$19,978
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Nevada, 2012

Land in Nevada, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:4,137
Total Acres in Farms:5,913,761
Cropland Acres:756,852
Permanent pasture and rangeland:4,648,950
Woodland Acres:100,056
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:407,903

Livestock in Nevada, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory420,322
Sheep and lambs inventory91,934
Layers inventory 21,209
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold0
Hogs and pigs inventory0

Crops in Nevada, 2012


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