EQIP in Idaho


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Idaho

EQIP payments by fiscal year in Idaho

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, Idaho

1Irrigation Pipeline$13,834,830
2Sprinkler System$8,814,266
3Brush Management$5,915,895
4Streambank and Shoreline Protection$3,098,290
5Cover Crop $2,918,994
6Pumping Plant$2,333,761
7Structure for Water Control$1,954,898
9Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $1,352,297
10Nutrient Management $1,233,981
11High Tunnel System$1,108,071
12Irrigation System- Microirrigation$737,479
13Watering Facility$716,658
14Woody Residue Treatment$699,738
15Pest Management Conservation System$683,678
16Tree & Shrub Establishment $682,776
17Livestock Pipeline$675,389
18Forest Stand Improvement$623,856
19Irrigation Water Management $576,268
20Range Planting $544,312
21Water Well$406,784
22Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$392,124
23Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $378,412
24Prescribed Grazing $378,201
25Herbaceous Weed Treatment$373,706
26Stream Habitat Improvement and Management$366,134
27Irrigation Land Leveling$354,783
28Fuel Break$352,667
29Waste Storage Facility$323,133
30Forage and Biomass Planting $294,406
31Roofs and Covers$279,029
32Underground Outlet$243,528
33Obstruction Removal$240,447
34Forest Management Plan$174,430
35Water and Sediment Control Basin$169,640
36Wetland Restoration$154,482
37Grade Stabilization Structure$119,799
38TA Design$118,015
39Spring Development$113,808
40Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$110,499
41Heavy Use Area Protection$106,556
42Tree/Shrub Pruning$104,854
43Stream Crossing$90,545
44Wetland Creation$90,060
45Prescribed Burning$81,816
46Conservation Cover $79,578
47Access Road$78,421
48Open Channel$76,944
50Critical Area Planting$75,817
51Irrigation Reservoir$72,898
53Wetland Wildlife Habitat Management$59,225
54Clearing and Snagging$58,724
55Irrigation System- Surface and Subsurface$50,465
56Conservation Crop Rotation $46,424
57Mulching $46,061
58TA Check-Out$41,454
59TA Application$41,168
60Wetland Enhancement$35,655
61Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$31,926
62Riparian Forest Buffer $31,335
63Structures for Wildlife$30,063
64Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $28,051
65Composting Facility$27,329
66Hedgerow Planting $25,500
67Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $24,584
68Waste Transfer$19,486
69Subsurface Drain$19,439
71Lined Waterway or Outlet$15,705
72Dam- Diversion$15,601
73Irrigation Canal or Lateral$11,526
74Energy Efficient Lighting System$11,319
75Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$10,081
76Erroneous Underpayment$8,978
77Filter Strip $8,528
78Dike or Levee$8,304
79Access Control$7,579
80Roof Runoff Structure$5,777
81Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Clay Treatment$5,704
82Restoration of Rare or Declining Natural Communities$5,665
83Pond Sealing or Lining- Flexible Membrane$5,317
84Deep Tillage$4,927
85Channel Bed Stabilization$4,913
86Irrigation Field Ditch$4,659
87Irrigation Water Conveyance - High Pressure Underground Plastic$4,498
88Fish and Wildlife Structure$4,453
89Grassed Waterway $3,412
90Other Payment$3,373
92Riparian Herbaceous Cover $1,793
93Windbreak/Shelterbelt Renovation $1,772
94Field Border $1,371
95Surface Drain- Field Ditch$849
96Herbaceous Wind Barriers $668
97Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Soil Treatment$603
98Channel Bank Vegetation$500
Show All
Show Less
 Total Payments, 2017-202057,493,020
NRCS climate smart practice.

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

1Cover Crop $2,918,994
2Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $1,352,297
3Nutrient Management $1,233,981
4Tree & Shrub Establishment $682,776
5Irrigation Water Management $576,268
6Range Planting $544,312
7Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $378,412
8Prescribed Grazing $378,201
9Forage and Biomass Planting $294,406
10Conservation Cover $79,578
11Conservation Crop Rotation $46,424
12Mulching $46,061
13Riparian Forest Buffer $31,335
14Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $28,051
15Hedgerow Planting $25,500
16Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $24,584
17Filter Strip $8,528
18Grassed Waterway $3,412
19Riparian Herbaceous Cover $1,793
20Windbreak/Shelterbelt Renovation $1,772
21Field Border $1,371
22Herbaceous Wind Barriers $668
Show All
Show Less
 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$8,658,722
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Owyhee County, Idaho$5,163,678
2Canyon County, Idaho$2,486,234
3Oneida County, Idaho$2,201,665
4Latah County, Idaho$1,819,510
5Twin Falls County, Idaho$1,440,691
6Butte County, Idaho$1,401,513
7Cassia County, Idaho$1,313,540
8Bonneville County, Idaho$1,157,584
9Idaho County, Idaho$831,266
10Franklin County, Idaho$817,871
11Gem County, Idaho$778,064
12Jefferson County, Idaho$530,524
13Washington County, Idaho$520,533
14Caribou County, Idaho$520,342
15Benewah County, Idaho$504,096
16Power County, Idaho$460,850
17Bonner County, Idaho$389,803
18Lewis County, Idaho$352,830
19Lemhi County, Idaho$301,482
20Bannock County, Idaho$285,063
21Fremont County, Idaho$271,438
22Clark County, Idaho$251,565
23Bear Lake County, Idaho$243,162
24Custer County, Idaho$204,119
25Payette County, Idaho$157,115
26Ada County, Idaho$144,903
27Elmore County, Idaho$143,303
28Lincoln County, Idaho$138,073
29Bingham County, Idaho$114,251
30Clearwater County, Idaho$86,664
31Minidoka County, Idaho$62,764
32Boise County, Idaho$62,543
33Boundary County, Idaho$61,306
34Kootenai County, Idaho$59,610
35Adams County, Idaho$55,050
36Valley County, Idaho$49,082
37Teton County, Idaho$44,773
38Blaine County, Idaho$40,173
39Gooding County, Idaho$36,688
40Madison County, Idaho$35,958
41Jerome County, Idaho$916
Show All
Show Less


USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Idaho, 2017

Land in Idaho, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:24,996
Total Acres in Farms:11,691,912
Cropland Acres:5,894,676
Permanent pasture and rangeland:4,871,617
Woodland Acres:524,137

Livestock in Idaho, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory2,435,137
Layers inventory 472,192
Sheep and lambs inventory248,289
Hogs and pigs inventory35,634
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold17,852

Crops in Idaho, 2017


More Resources