Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) in Washington

CSP payments by fiscal year in Washington

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CSP by Sign-up in Washington

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CSP payments by land use and fiscal year in Washington

  • Cropland
  • Rangeland
  • Pasture
  • Forestland
  • Pastured Cropland

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CSP payments by existing or additional practices in Washington

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CSP payments by contract size in Washington

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for CSP contracts in Washington

RankEnhancementNumber of Contracts
1Use drift reducing nozzles, low pressures, lower boom height and adjuvants to reduce pesticide drift296
2GPS, targeted spray application (SmartSprayer), or other chemical application electronic control tec194
3Plant Tissue Testsing and Analysis to Improve Nitrogen Management145
4High level Integrated Pest Management to reduce pesticide environmental risk92
5Retrofit watering facility for wildlife escape78
6Harvest hay in a manner that allows wildlife to flush and escape71
7Monitor key grazing areas to improve grazing management62
8Rotation of supplement and feeding areas59
9Precision application technology to apply nutrients56
10Apply phosphorus fertilizer below soil surface50
11Use deep rooted crops to breakup soil compaction49
12Restoration and Management of Rare or Declining Habitats45
13Residue and Tillage Management, Reduced Till45
14Apply nutrients no more than 30 days prior to planned planting date38
15Critical Area Planting36
16Irrigation pumping plant evaluation36
17Grazing management to improve wildlife habitat34
18Split nitrogen applications 50% after crop/pasture emergence/green up33
19Remote monitoring and notification of irrigation pumping plant operation29
20Renovation of a windbreak or shelter belt, or hedgerow for wildlife habitat28

CSP contracts by Practice Suite in Washington

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CSP acreage by land use in Washington

  • Cropland
  • Rangeland
  • Pasture
  • Forestland
  • Pastured Cropland

CSP Resource Concerns in Washington

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CSP payments by county in Washington, 2011-2014

1Adams County, Washington$8,691,883
2Grant County, Washington$5,190,554
3Spokane County, Washington$4,625,249
4Lincoln County, Washington$4,397,555
5Whitman County, Washington$3,351,973
6Asotin County, Washington$3,195,381
7Franklin County, Washington$2,829,104
8Douglas County, Washington$2,754,859
9Walla Walla County, Washington$2,521,444
10Okanogan County, Washington$1,220,884
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Washington, 2012

Land in Washington, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:37,249
Total Acres in Farms:14,748,107
Cropland Acres:7,526,742
Permanent pasture and rangeland:4,518,550
Woodland Acres:2,139,141
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:563,674

Livestock in Washington, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold28,252,490
Layers inventory 7,236,128
Cattle and calves inventory1,162,792
Sheep and lambs inventory44,863
Hogs and pigs inventory19,861

Crops in Washington, 2012


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