Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) in Utah

CSP payments by fiscal year in Utah

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CSP by Sign-up in Utah

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CSP payments by land use and fiscal year in Utah

  • Cropland
  • Rangeland
  • Pasture
  • Forestland
  • Pastured Cropland

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CSP payments by existing or additional practices in Utah

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CSP payments by contract size in Utah

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for CSP contracts in Utah

RankEnhancementNumber of Contracts
1Rotation of supplement and feeding areas86
2Harvest hay in a manner that allows wildlife to flush and escape66
3Retrofit watering facility for wildlife escape65
4Monitor key grazing areas to improve grazing management58
5Use drift reducing nozzles, low pressures, lower boom height and adjuvants to reduce pesticide drift44
6Retrofit watering facility for wildlife escape and enhanced access for bats and bird species38
7Split nitrogen applications 50% after crop/pasture emergence/green up23
8High level Integrated Pest Management to reduce pesticide environmental risk22
9Plant Tissue Testsing and Analysis to Improve Nitrogen Management21
10GPS, targeted spray application (SmartSprayer), or other chemical application electronic control tec19
11Grazing management to improve wildlife habitat19
12Regional weather networks for irrigation scheduling16
13Irrigation pumping plant evaluation14
14Wildlife Friendly Fencing14
15Recycle 100% of farm lubricants10
16Resource-Conserving Crop Rotation10
17Apply controlled release nitrogen fertilizer10
18Biological suppression and other non-chemical techniques to manage brush, weeds and invasive species9
19Locally grown and marketed farm products9
20Land application of only treated manure8

CSP contracts by Practice Suite in Utah

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CSP acreage by land use in Utah

  • Cropland
  • Rangeland
  • Pasture
  • Forestland
  • Pastured Cropland

CSP Resource Concerns in Utah

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CSP payments by county in Utah, 2011-2014

RankCountyPayments
1Box Elder County, Utah$4,127,240
2Sanpete County, Utah$799,892
3Cache County, Utah$757,463
4Kane County, Utah$623,097
5Summit County, Utah$588,853
6Beaver County, Utah$522,492
7Emery County, Utah$478,547
8Iron County, Utah$449,000
9Millard County, Utah$396,204
10Utah County, Utah$209,116
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Utah, 2012

Land in Utah, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:18,027
Total Acres in Farms:10,974,396
Cropland Acres:1,645,898
Permanent pasture and rangeland:8,606,154
Woodland Acres:434,316
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:288,028

Livestock in Utah, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 3,814,859
Cattle and calves inventory776,833
Hogs and pigs inventory731,666
Sheep and lambs inventory287,883
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold4,310

Crops in Utah, 2012

 

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