EQIP in Georgia


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Georgia

EQIP payments by fiscal year in Georgia

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, Georgia

1Roofs and Covers$16,299,311
2Tree & Shrub Establishment $16,188,480
3Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$13,241,056
4Waste Storage Facility$10,045,630
6Heavy Use Area Protection$6,658,964
7Sprinkler System$6,455,755
8Forage and Biomass Planting $4,890,614
9Cover Crop $3,892,067
10Irrigation System- Microirrigation$3,758,844
11Animal Mortality Facility$3,098,633
12Water Well$2,764,974
13Woody Residue Treatment$2,464,355
14Energy Efficient Building Envelope$2,282,546
15Prescribed Burning$2,183,866
16Herbaceous Weed Treatment$1,915,662
17Livestock Pipeline$1,821,766
18Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$1,523,841
19Emergency Animal Mortality Management$1,392,858
20Pumping Plant$1,363,662
21High Tunnel System$1,333,235
22Watering Facility$1,223,242
24Brush Management$982,851
25Combustion System Improvement$622,215
26Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $539,373
27Irrigation Water Management $495,433
28Irrigation Pipeline$444,612
29Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$399,220
30Conservation Cover $389,831
31TA Design$360,160
32Stream Crossing$305,245
33Forest Management Plan$250,117
34Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$242,765
35Forest Stand Improvement$208,757
36Energy Efficient Lighting System$185,641
38Waste Facility Closure$153,861
39Nutrient Management $148,753
40Silvopasture $146,411
41Roof Runoff Structure$136,604
42Irrigation Reservoir$132,750
43Critical Area Planting$129,262
44Mulching $115,494
45Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $107,503
46Forest Trails and Landings$98,444
47Underground Outlet$79,557
48Grassed Waterway $73,347
49Livestock Shelter Structure$63,693
50Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Clay Treatment$51,837
51TA Application$51,422
52Prescribed Grazing $47,784
53Conservation Plan Supporting Organic Transition$45,286
54TA Check-Out$39,228
55Waste Transfer$38,671
56Composting Facility$35,655
57Conservation Crop Rotation $30,579
58Water and Sediment Control Basin$29,672
59Early Successional Habitat Development-Mgt$20,420
60Agrichemical Handling Facility$15,594
61Pond Sealing or Lining- Soil Dispersant$11,563
62Amendments for Treatment of Agricultural Waste$9,742
63Streambank and Shoreline Protection$8,761
64Spring Development$7,843
65Hedgerow Planting $7,435
66Land Clearing$7,427
67Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $6,984
68Pest Management Conservation System$6,250
69Lined Waterway or Outlet$5,999
70Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $3,998
71Filter Strip $3,941
72Grade Stabilization Structure$3,446
73Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan$3,030
75Other Payment$2,377
76Stormwater Runoff Control$1,899
77Structures for Wildlife$1,822
78Riparian Forest Buffer $1,299
79Field Border $957
80Restoration of Rare or Declining Natural Communities$106
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 Total Payments, 2017-2020121,285,067
NRCS climate smart practice.

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

1Tree & Shrub Establishment $16,188,480
2Forage and Biomass Planting $4,890,614
3Cover Crop $3,892,067
4Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $539,373
5Irrigation Water Management $495,433
6Conservation Cover $389,831
7Nutrient Management $148,753
8Silvopasture $146,411
9Mulching $115,494
10Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $107,503
11Grassed Waterway $73,347
12Prescribed Grazing $47,784
13Conservation Crop Rotation $30,579
14Hedgerow Planting $7,435
15Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $6,984
16Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $3,998
17Filter Strip $3,941
18Riparian Forest Buffer $1,299
19Field Border $957
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$27,090,283
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Hart County, Georgia$5,090,453
2Franklin County, Georgia$4,299,030
3Gordon County, Georgia$3,468,652
4Madison County, Georgia$3,391,878
5Mitchell County, Georgia$2,940,203
6Decatur County, Georgia$2,763,550
7Burke County, Georgia$1,877,903
8Telfair County, Georgia$1,870,723
9Coffee County, Georgia$1,868,932
10Seminole County, Georgia$1,868,147
11Wheeler County, Georgia$1,792,388
12Tattnall County, Georgia$1,726,023
13Emanuel County, Georgia$1,639,991
14Murray County, Georgia$1,538,287
15Jackson County, Georgia$1,455,830
16Appling County, Georgia$1,336,081
17Dougherty County, Georgia$1,296,668
18Miller County, Georgia$1,208,246
19Early County, Georgia$1,202,047
20Screven County, Georgia$1,179,380
21Montgomery County, Georgia$1,124,164
22Dodge County, Georgia$1,028,116
23Crisp County, Georgia$1,002,792
24Jenkins County, Georgia$983,922
25Laurens County, Georgia$962,754
26Marion County, Georgia$957,423
27Bulloch County, Georgia$867,455
28Wayne County, Georgia$843,871
29Carroll County, Georgia$763,065
30Walker County, Georgia$750,974
31Talbot County, Georgia$738,195
32Randolph County, Georgia$698,034
33Jeff Davis County, Georgia$690,614
34Colquitt County, Georgia$674,277
35Johnson County, Georgia$643,526
36Banks County, Georgia$602,056
37Taylor County, Georgia$597,367
38Treutlen County, Georgia$593,335
39Bartow County, Georgia$510,421
40Calhoun County, Georgia$508,425
41Pierce County, Georgia$506,293
42Toombs County, Georgia$483,533
43Lowndes County, Georgia$471,024
44Wilcox County, Georgia$465,120
45Wilkes County, Georgia$442,260
46Atkinson County, Georgia$438,471
47Floyd County, Georgia$428,735
48Gilmer County, Georgia$418,754
49Washington County, Georgia$407,786
50Oglethorpe County, Georgia$392,878
51Ware County, Georgia$374,134
52Worth County, Georgia$365,183
53Bacon County, Georgia$356,363
54Hancock County, Georgia$342,875
55Meriwether County, Georgia$335,649
56Chattooga County, Georgia$324,212
57Turner County, Georgia$320,950
58Terrell County, Georgia$275,101
59Quitman County, Georgia$260,362
60Polk County, Georgia$252,988
61Heard County, Georgia$242,503
62Oconee County, Georgia$238,871
63Dooly County, Georgia$228,576
64Warren County, Georgia$226,595
65Tift County, Georgia$226,365
66Evans County, Georgia$217,647
67Chattahoochee County, Georgia$215,081
68Grady County, Georgia$212,569
69Jefferson County, Georgia$208,843
70Macon County, Georgia$192,385
71Baker County, Georgia$191,432
72Harris County, Georgia$190,276
73Thomas County, Georgia$179,708
74Morgan County, Georgia$169,155
75Long County, Georgia$167,985
76McDuffie County, Georgia$162,343
77Whitfield County, Georgia$152,454
78Candler County, Georgia$147,721
79Barrow County, Georgia$138,518
80Upson County, Georgia$137,073
81Webster County, Georgia$136,994
82Wilkinson County, Georgia$120,454
83Hall County, Georgia$116,378
84Baldwin County, Georgia$113,305
85Brantley County, Georgia$113,064
86Monroe County, Georgia$111,475
87Habersham County, Georgia$111,373
88Catoosa County, Georgia$111,212
89Walton County, Georgia$104,729
90Troup County, Georgia$104,141
91Elbert County, Georgia$98,277
92Lincoln County, Georgia$82,379
93Clinch County, Georgia$82,174
94Pike County, Georgia$76,030
95Union County, Georgia$72,996
96Lee County, Georgia$71,592
97Effingham County, Georgia$70,543
98Greene County, Georgia$69,334
99Lanier County, Georgia$54,804
100White County, Georgia$50,926
101Dade County, Georgia$48,893
102Stephens County, Georgia$46,356
103Brooks County, Georgia$45,163
104Irwin County, Georgia$42,389
105Clay County, Georgia$32,653
106Spalding County, Georgia$30,012
107Putnam County, Georgia$25,280
108Haralson County, Georgia$23,712
109Pulaski County, Georgia$21,512
110Butts County, Georgia$21,356
111Dawson County, Georgia$19,932
112Rabun County, Georgia$14,446
113Richmond County, Georgia$13,231
114Jones County, Georgia$9,466
115Henry County, Georgia$7,862
116Sumter County, Georgia$7,373
117Camden County, Georgia$6,636
118Fulton County, Georgia$5,040
119Twiggs County, Georgia$3,697
120Coweta County, Georgia$3,396
121Berrien County, Georgia$1,351
122Ben Hill County, Georgia$496
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Georgia, 2017

Land in Georgia, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:42,439
Total Acres in Farms:9,953,730
Cropland Acres:4,372,134
Permanent pasture and rangeland:1,335,372
Woodland Acres:3,584,016

Livestock in Georgia, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold1,380,543,983
Layers inventory 17,966,521
Cattle and calves inventory1,059,672
Hogs and pigs inventory81,197
Sheep and lambs inventory24,805

Crops in Georgia, 2017


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