Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) in New York

CSP payments by fiscal year in New York

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CSP by Sign-up in New York

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CSP payments by land use and fiscal year in New York

  • Cropland
  • Rangeland
  • Pasture
  • Forestland
  • Pastured Cropland

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CSP payments by existing or additional practices in New York

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CSP payments by contract size in New York

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for CSP contracts in New York

RankEnhancementNumber of Contracts
1Forest stand improvement for habitat and soil quality109
2Use drift reducing nozzles, low pressures, lower boom height and adjuvants to reduce pesticide drift87
3Plant Tissue Testsing and Analysis to Improve Nitrogen Management86
4Harvest hay in a manner that allows wildlife to flush and escape57
5Forest Wildlife Structures55
6Hardwood Crop Tree Release41
7Rotation of supplement and feeding areas33
8Riparian forest buffer, terrestrial and aquatic wildlife habitat32
9Nitrogen stabilizers for air emissions control30
10Use deep rooted crops to breakup soil compaction30
11High level Integrated Pest Management to reduce pesticide environmental risk30
12GPS, targeted spray application (SmartSprayer), or other chemical application electronic control tec29
13Recycle 100% of farm lubricants27
14Retrofit watering facility for wildlife escape26
15Shallow water habitat25
16Use of Cover Crop Mixes25
17Plant an annual grass-type cover crop that will scavenge residual nitrogen25
18Biological suppression and other non-chemical techniques to manage brush, weeds and invasive species24
19Improve the plant diversity and structure of non-cropped areas for wildlife food and habitat23
20Apply controlled release nitrogen fertilizer22

CSP contracts by Practice Suite in New York

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CSP acreage by land use in New York

  • Cropland
  • Rangeland
  • Pasture
  • Forestland
  • Pastured Cropland

CSP Resource Concerns in New York

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CSP payments by county in New York, 2011-2014

1Livingston County, New York$2,322,638
2Cayuga County, New York$1,850,799
3Wayne County, New York$1,679,625
4Wyoming County, New York$1,389,852
5Ontario County, New York$1,357,242
6Steuben County, New York$1,126,011
7Genesee County, New York$646,183
8Onondaga County, New York$615,747
9Oneida County, New York$522,671
10Montgomery County, New York$517,161
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for New York, 2012

Land in New York, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:35,537
Total Acres in Farms:7,183,576
Cropland Acres:4,217,041
Permanent pasture and rangeland:724,581
Woodland Acres:1,613,045
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:628,909

Livestock in New York, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 5,208,831
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold2,062,445
Cattle and calves inventory1,419,365
Sheep and lambs inventory86,286
Hogs and pigs inventory74,671

Crops in New York, 2012


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