EQIP in Arkansas


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Arkansas

EQIP payments by fiscal year in Arkansas

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, Arkansas

1Irrigation Pipeline$17,504,724
2Irrigation Land Leveling$12,685,492
3Pumping Plant$7,855,369
4Roofs and Covers$7,798,024
5Irrigation Reservoir$7,183,485
7Animal Mortality Facility$6,306,741
8Cover Crop $5,436,306
10Forage and Biomass Planting $4,758,360
11Structure for Water Control$4,663,064
12Energy Efficient Building Envelope$4,660,510
13Nutrient Management $3,278,240
14Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$3,169,243
15Livestock Pipeline$2,878,399
16Waste Storage Facility$2,556,891
17Irrigation Water Management $2,477,788
18Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$2,428,301
19Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $2,403,043
20Prescribed Burning$2,289,395
22Watering Facility$1,896,099
23Amendments for Treatment of Agricultural Waste$1,887,125
24Forest Stand Improvement$1,787,176
25Heavy Use Area Protection$1,716,976
26High Tunnel System$1,715,520
27Prescribed Grazing $1,569,174
28Irrigation and Drainage Tailwater Recovery$1,416,463
29Tree & Shrub Establishment $1,359,044
30Streambank and Shoreline Protection$1,150,834
31Irrigation System- Microirrigation$987,319
32Mulching $954,865
33Grade Stabilization Structure$765,313
34Edge-of-Field Water Quality Monitoring-Data Collection and Evaluation$738,854
35Silvopasture $682,897
36Water Well$640,858
37Stream Crossing$595,799
38Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$559,218
39Feral Swine Management Conservation Activity - Interim$555,951
40Herbaceous Weed Treatment$450,736
41Conservation Cover $393,089
42Brush Management$366,951
43IPM Herbicide Resistance Weed Conservation Plan - Written$326,074
44Pest Management Conservation System$302,102
45Waste Transfer$249,843
46Conservation Crop Rotation $233,422
47Shallow Water Development and Management$219,244
48Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $212,025
49Irrigation System- Surface and Subsurface$209,903
50Surface Drain- Field Ditch$186,466
51Energy Efficient Lighting System$177,176
52Surface Drain- Main or Lateral$157,599
53Edge-of-Field Water Quality Monitoring– System Installation$150,871
54Waste Facility Closure$132,846
55Wetland Wildlife Habitat Management$131,423
56Critical Area Planting$129,870
57Forest Management Plan$126,265
58Deep Tillage$121,748
59Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$113,638
60Spring Development$113,172
61Sprinkler System$105,576
62Conservation Plan Supporting Organic Transition$52,198
63Dike or Levee$41,453
64Monitoring and Evaluation$34,864
65Composting Facility$30,156
66Residue Management- Seasonal$23,523
67Woody Residue Treatment$22,276
68Tree/Shrub Pruning$21,638
69Irrigation Water Conveyance - High Pressure Underground Plastic$17,175
71Amending Soil Properties with Gypsum Products$10,558
72Other Payment$8,895
73Livestock Shelter Structure$8,794
74Agrichemical Handling Facility$8,190
75Waste Treatment Lagoon$7,974
76Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $7,578
77Hedgerow Planting $7,391
78Underground Outlet$6,976
79Filter Strip $6,656
80Field Border $5,966
81Grassed Waterway $5,395
82Riparian Herbaceous Cover $4,655
83Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $3,216
84Integrated Pest Management Plan - Written$2,902
85Residue and Tillage Management - Ridge Till$2,786
86Wetland Restoration$2,735
87Drainage Water Management$1,837
88Livestock Shade Structure$1,392
89Access Control$1,237
90Access Road$1,223
91Groundwater Testing$982
92Roof Runoff Structure$946
93Riparian Forest Buffer $936
94Early Successional Habitat Development-Mgt$914
95Structures for Wildlife$815
96Fuel Break$604
97Erroneous Underpayment$413
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 Total Payments, 2017-2020140,275,402
NRCS climate smart practice.

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

1Cover Crop $5,436,306
2Forage and Biomass Planting $4,758,360
3Nutrient Management $3,278,240
4Irrigation Water Management $2,477,788
5Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $2,403,043
6Prescribed Grazing $1,569,174
7Tree & Shrub Establishment $1,359,044
8Mulching $954,865
9Silvopasture $682,897
10Conservation Cover $393,089
11Conservation Crop Rotation $233,422
12Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $212,025
13Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $7,578
14Hedgerow Planting $7,391
15Filter Strip $6,656
16Field Border $5,966
17Grassed Waterway $5,395
18Riparian Herbaceous Cover $4,655
19Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $3,216
20Riparian Forest Buffer $936
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$23,800,046
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Greene County, Arkansas$4,323,830
2Desha County, Arkansas$3,817,951
3Craighead County, Arkansas$3,114,326
4Fulton County, Arkansas$2,280,146
5Cross County, Arkansas$2,174,867
6Faulkner County, Arkansas$2,150,669
7Sharp County, Arkansas$1,996,994
8Izard County, Arkansas$1,950,563
9Jackson County, Arkansas$1,934,317
10Yell County, Arkansas$1,821,589
11Carroll County, Arkansas$1,756,850
12Lonoke County, Arkansas$1,655,252
13Washington County, Arkansas$1,617,234
14Poinsett County, Arkansas$1,594,803
15Arkansas County, Arkansas$1,546,887
16Logan County, Arkansas$1,515,241
17Mississippi County, Arkansas$1,476,994
18Pope County, Arkansas$1,463,752
19Stone County, Arkansas$1,440,202
20Franklin County, Arkansas$1,356,902
21Benton County, Arkansas$1,282,771
22Searcy County, Arkansas$1,263,676
23Saint Francis County, Arkansas$1,197,180
24Polk County, Arkansas$1,133,448
25Jefferson County, Arkansas$1,124,553
26Conway County, Arkansas$1,100,184
27Howard County, Arkansas$1,020,852
28Lee County, Arkansas$919,919
29Sevier County, Arkansas$876,864
30Lincoln County, Arkansas$856,056
31Independence County, Arkansas$841,438
32Lawrence County, Arkansas$803,695
33Prairie County, Arkansas$795,872
34Randolph County, Arkansas$789,773
35Pike County, Arkansas$789,054
36Johnson County, Arkansas$779,339
37Hempstead County, Arkansas$714,229
38Madison County, Arkansas$701,530
39Van Buren County, Arkansas$671,668
40Phillips County, Arkansas$667,510
41Scott County, Arkansas$649,951
42Perry County, Arkansas$600,372
43Clay County, Arkansas$590,340
44Cleveland County, Arkansas$564,205
45Baxter County, Arkansas$512,781
46Crittenden County, Arkansas$507,925
47Cleburne County, Arkansas$484,594
48Marion County, Arkansas$457,538
49Lafayette County, Arkansas$430,505
50Chicot County, Arkansas$386,387
51Newton County, Arkansas$340,122
52Pulaski County, Arkansas$287,835
53Ouachita County, Arkansas$287,141
54Drew County, Arkansas$286,480
55Union County, Arkansas$280,337
56Boone County, Arkansas$264,742
57Monroe County, Arkansas$248,917
58White County, Arkansas$227,858
59Columbia County, Arkansas$224,975
60Dallas County, Arkansas$206,850
61Woodruff County, Arkansas$197,872
62Montgomery County, Arkansas$194,322
63Nevada County, Arkansas$188,780
64Ashley County, Arkansas$172,643
65Clark County, Arkansas$126,187
66Garland County, Arkansas$87,042
67Crawford County, Arkansas$81,343
68Sebastian County, Arkansas$71,951
69Miller County, Arkansas$66,364
70Little River County, Arkansas$59,584
71Hot Spring County, Arkansas$51,684
72Calhoun County, Arkansas$20,534
73Bradley County, Arkansas$14,301
74Grant County, Arkansas$10,367
75Saline County, Arkansas$5,851
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Arkansas, 2017

Land in Arkansas, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:42,625
Total Acres in Farms:13,888,929
Cropland Acres:7,825,947
Permanent pasture and rangeland:3,188,973
Woodland Acres:2,370,481

Livestock in Arkansas, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold1,066,200,182
Layers inventory 12,285,533
Cattle and calves inventory1,759,375
Hogs and pigs inventory130,774
Sheep and lambs inventory22,620

Crops in Arkansas, 2017


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