EQIP in Florida


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Florida

EQIP payments by fiscal year in Florida

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, Florida

1Sprinkler System$6,334,653
3Brush Management$4,708,888
4Tree & Shrub Establishment $3,966,487
5Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$3,772,693
6Irrigation System- Microirrigation$3,226,239
7Forage and Biomass Planting $3,029,787
8Herbaceous Weed Treatment$2,602,531
9Prescribed Burning$2,486,704
10Cover Crop $1,980,397
11Water Well$1,401,740
12Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$1,369,963
13Livestock Pipeline$1,232,003
14Energy Efficient Building Envelope$1,109,074
16Pumping Plant$1,071,028
17Heavy Use Area Protection$1,067,421
18High Tunnel System$1,032,849
19Roofs and Covers$979,828
20Irrigation Pipeline$910,211
21Watering Facility$706,291
22Nutrient Management $621,946
23Structure for Water Control$592,121
24Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $590,137
25Waste Storage Facility$442,182
26Irrigation Reservoir$430,254
27Prescribed Grazing $376,705
28Irrigation System- Surface and Subsurface$336,594
29Livestock Shelter Structure$311,714
30Waste Facility Closure$254,780
31Forest Stand Improvement$220,573
32Pest Management Conservation System$211,297
33Obstruction Removal$209,545
34Land Smoothing$202,178
35Underground Outlet$142,631
36Waste Transfer$128,044
37Irrigation Water Management $126,323
38Stream Crossing$116,839
39Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $101,980
40Forest Management Plan$95,181
41Energy Efficient Lighting System$79,477
42Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan$72,013
43Silvopasture $63,968
44Conservation Cover $56,089
45Well Decommissioning$54,559
46Critical Area Planting$53,544
47Roof Runoff Structure$52,076
48Composting Facility$43,525
49Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$42,516
50Land Clearing$42,254
51Water and Sediment Control Basin$40,523
52Irrigation Land Leveling$38,691
53Grade Stabilization Structure$34,723
55Conservation Crop Rotation $30,926
56Combustion System Improvement$28,853
58Lined Waterway or Outlet$23,948
59Dike or Levee$21,795
60Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$21,774
61Mulching $18,849
62Conservation Plan Supporting Organic Transition$18,711
63TA Design$16,822
64Hedgerow Planting $15,950
65Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Clay Treatment$14,081
66Grassed Waterway $12,399
67Livestock Shade Structure$7,899
69Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $6,617
70Equitable Relief Payment$6,303
71Structures for Wildlife$5,967
72Early Successional Habitat Development-Mgt$5,123
73Field Border $5,045
74Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $2,428
75Other Payment$2,149
76Surface Drain- Field Ditch$2,110
77Access Road$1,860
78Range Planting $1,408
79Drainage Water Management$935
80Surface Drain- Main or Lateral$720
81Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $629
82Well Plugging$259
83Riparian Forest Buffer $153
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 Total Payments, 2017-202056,087,512
NRCS climate smart practice.

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

1Tree & Shrub Establishment $3,966,487
2Forage and Biomass Planting $3,029,787
3Cover Crop $1,980,397
4Nutrient Management $621,946
5Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $590,137
6Prescribed Grazing $376,705
7Irrigation Water Management $126,323
8Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $101,980
9Silvopasture $63,968
10Conservation Cover $56,089
11Conservation Crop Rotation $30,926
12Mulching $18,849
13Hedgerow Planting $15,950
14Grassed Waterway $12,399
15Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $6,617
16Field Border $5,045
17Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $2,428
18Range Planting $1,408
19Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $629
20Riparian Forest Buffer $153
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$11,008,224
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Jackson County, Florida$4,544,802
2Suwannee County, Florida$2,769,313
3Polk County, Florida$2,737,765
4Santa Rosa County, Florida$2,478,787
5Columbia County, Florida$1,624,718
6Lafayette County, Florida$1,607,256
7Hendry County, Florida$1,491,499
8Walton County, Florida$1,393,851
9Osceola County, Florida$1,313,937
10Gilchrist County, Florida$1,178,313
11Gadsden County, Florida$1,145,350
12Okaloosa County, Florida$1,126,592
13Miami-Dade County, Florida$925,202
14Jefferson County, Florida$915,911
15Saint Lucie County, Florida$852,766
16Highlands County, Florida$819,153
17Holmes County, Florida$601,327
18Washington County, Florida$513,094
19Glades County, Florida$487,169
20Indian River County, Florida$461,062
21Calhoun County, Florida$374,842
22Alachua County, Florida$372,392
23Okeechobee County, Florida$334,812
24Palm Beach County, Florida$325,536
25DeSoto County, Florida$300,424
26Hamilton County, Florida$294,523
27Marion County, Florida$260,072
28Madison County, Florida$237,023
29Leon County, Florida$218,102
30Brevard County, Florida$218,090
31Collier County, Florida$214,051
32Lake County, Florida$140,770
33Levy County, Florida$122,786
34Liberty County, Florida$115,878
35Sumter County, Florida$110,796
36Pasco County, Florida$110,278
37Saint Johns County, Florida$84,515
38Flagler County, Florida$74,454
39Orange County, Florida$54,516
40Seminole County, Florida$39,952
41Charlotte County, Florida$39,320
42Escambia County, Florida$36,741
43Martin County, Florida$35,317
44Hardee County, Florida$33,378
45Lee County, Florida$22,835
46Citrus County, Florida$16,357
47Volusia County, Florida$14,156
48Manatee County, Florida$4,015
49Hernando County, Florida$3,982
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Florida, 2017

Land in Florida, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:47,590
Total Acres in Farms:9,731,731
Cropland Acres:2,825,803
Permanent pasture and rangeland:3,621,801
Woodland Acres:2,514,794

Livestock in Florida, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold65,698,665
Layers inventory 7,536,543
Cattle and calves inventory1,635,742
Sheep and lambs inventory24,504
Hogs and pigs inventory15,567

Crops in Florida, 2017


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