EQIP in Alaska


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Alaska

EQIP payments by fiscal year in Alaska

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, Alaska

1Forest Stand Improvement$7,506,381
2Trails and Walkways$4,607,925
3High Tunnel System$2,719,701
4Tree & Shrub Establishment $2,532,100
6Aquatic Organism Passage$1,698,149
7Woody Residue Treatment$638,848
8Nutrient Management $564,311
9Early Successional Habitat Development-Mgt$417,864
10Tree/Shrub Pruning$342,823
11Conservation Crop Rotation $261,062
12Cover Crop $199,621
13Access Road$191,879
14Obstruction Removal$178,427
15Streambank and Shoreline Protection$141,355
16Heavy Use Area Protection$130,410
17Livestock Pipeline$106,796
18Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$102,640
19Irrigation Reservoir$97,014
20Fuel Break$84,250
21Irrigation Water Management $55,939
22On-Farm Secondary Containment Facility$51,060
23Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$47,705
24Stream Crossing$46,029
25Forage and Biomass Planting $43,986
26Structures for Wildlife$41,949
27Water Well$33,770
28Irrigation Pipeline$31,454
29Prescribed Grazing $31,208
30Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $29,948
31Pumping Plant$28,397
32Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $28,018
33Irrigation System- Microirrigation$25,420
34Brush Management$23,619
35Other Payment$21,277
37Mulching $20,510
38Herbaceous Weed Treatment$20,505
39Forest Management Plan$18,145
40Watering Facility$16,605
41Sprinkler System$16,479
42Waste Storage Facility$11,656
43Pest Management Conservation System$10,540
44Wetland Wildlife Habitat Management$7,697
45Trails and Walkways$6,781
46Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$6,659
47Groundwater Testing$5,264
48Forage Harvest Management$5,221
49Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $4,920
50Fish and Wildlife Structure$3,989
51Structure for Water Control$3,307
52Stormwater Runoff Control$2,981
53Access Control$2,551
54Hedgerow Planting $2,532
55Critical Area Planting$2,443
56Conservation Cover $2,201
57Energy Efficient Lighting System$698
58Roof Runoff Structure$551
59Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$518
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 Total Payments, 2017-202025,340,838
NRCS climate smart practice.

NCRS climate smart practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, Alaska

1Tree & Shrub Establishment $2,532,100
2Nutrient Management $564,311
3Conservation Crop Rotation $261,062
4Cover Crop $199,621
5Irrigation Water Management $55,939
6Forage and Biomass Planting $43,986
7Prescribed Grazing $31,208
8Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $29,948
9Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $28,018
10Mulching $20,510
11Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $4,920
12Hedgerow Planting $2,532
13Conservation Cover $2,201
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$3,776,354
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska$3,575,330
2Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska$2,745,896
3Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska$2,697,730
4Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska$2,324,698
5Juneau City and Borough, Alaska$974,128
6Petersburg Census Area, Alaska$646,203
7Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska$217,290
8Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska$8,799
9Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska$893
10Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska$881


USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Alaska, 2017

Land in Alaska, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:990
Total Acres in Farms:849,753
Cropland Acres:83,732
Permanent pasture and rangeland:714,377
Woodland Acres:35,151

Livestock in Alaska, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory14,960
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold9,727
Layers inventory 8,360
Hogs and pigs inventory1,502
Sheep and lambs inventory833

Crops in Alaska, 2017


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