Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) in New Mexico

CSP payments by fiscal year in New Mexico

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CSP by Sign-up in New Mexico

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CSP payments by land use and fiscal year in New Mexico

  • Cropland
  • Rangeland
  • Pasture
  • Forestland
  • Pastured Cropland

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CSP payments by existing or additional practices in New Mexico

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CSP payments by contract size in New Mexico

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for CSP contracts in New Mexico

RankEnhancementNumber of Contracts
1Rotation of supplement and feeding areas388
2Monitor key grazing areas to improve grazing management348
3Monitoring nutritional status of livestock using the NUTBAL PRO System252
4Retrofit watering facility for wildlife escape245
5Grazing management to improve wildlife habitat220
6Retrofit watering facility for wildlife escape and enhanced access for bats and bird species119
7Range Grazing Bundle #180
8Pumping plant powered by renewable energy59
9Recycle 100% of farm lubricants58
10Managing Calving to Coincide with Forage Availability26
11Biological suppression and other non-chemical techniques to manage brush, weeds and invasive species25
12Use drift reducing nozzles, low pressures, lower boom height and adjuvants to reduce pesticide drift21
13Managing livestock access to water bodies/courses17
14Harvest hay in a manner that allows wildlife to flush and escape16
15Plant Tissue Testsing and Analysis to Improve Nitrogen Management16
16Wildlife Friendly Fencing14
17Locally grown and marketed farm products9
18GPS, targeted spray application (SmartSprayer), or other chemical application electronic control tec7
19High level Integrated Pest Management to reduce pesticide environmental risk6
20Patch-burning to enhance wildlife habitat6

CSP contracts by Practice Suite in New Mexico

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CSP acreage by land use in New Mexico

  • Cropland
  • Rangeland
  • Pasture
  • Forestland
  • Pastured Cropland

CSP Resource Concerns in New Mexico

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CSP payments by county in New Mexico, 2011-2014

1San Juan County, New Mexico$4,996,378
2Chaves County, New Mexico$4,348,990
3Torrance County, New Mexico$3,887,926
4Cibola County, New Mexico$3,738,789
5Otero County, New Mexico$3,594,679
6Lincoln County, New Mexico$3,291,791
7Lea County, New Mexico$3,091,572
8Guadalupe County, New Mexico$2,438,502
9Catron County, New Mexico$1,587,456
10Roosevelt County, New Mexico$1,385,304
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for New Mexico, 2012

Land in New Mexico, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:24,721
Total Acres in Farms:43,201,023
Cropland Acres:1,976,689
Permanent pasture and rangeland:37,973,029
Woodland Acres:2,950,519
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:300,786

Livestock in New Mexico, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory1,354,240
Sheep and lambs inventory89,745
Layers inventory 66,653
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold11,852
Hogs and pigs inventory1,294

Crops in New Mexico, 2012


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