EQIP in Illinois


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Illinois

EQIP payments by fiscal year in Illinois

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, Illinois

1Waste Storage Facility$5,575,181
2Underground Outlet$4,693,833
3Roofs and Covers$3,226,235
4Water and Sediment Control Basin$3,034,684
5Cover Crop $2,632,795
6Heavy Use Area Protection$2,496,013
8Grassed Waterway $1,585,442
9Grade Stabilization Structure$1,374,685
10Waste Transfer$1,140,185
11Subsurface Drain$914,404
13Waste Facility Closure$792,782
14Animal Mortality Facility$741,182
15Livestock Pipeline$709,940
16Forage and Biomass Planting $677,930
17Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan$638,517
18High Tunnel System$561,494
19Watering Facility$483,730
20Conservation Cover $467,638
21Nutrient Management $459,291
22Forest Stand Improvement$423,588
23Access Road$414,203
24Mulching $413,732
25Forest Management Plan$378,686
26Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$356,301
27Tree & Shrub Establishment $318,959
28Streambank and Shoreline Protection$301,918
29Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$290,497
30Water Well$287,440
31Roof Runoff Structure$228,922
32Prescribed Grazing $224,970
33Brush Management$213,806
34Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $204,077
36Pumping Plant$197,578
37Critical Area Planting$124,467
38Trails and Walkways$121,753
39Waste Recycling$116,314
40Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $116,231
41Stream Crossing$101,680
42Herbaceous Weed Treatment$77,645
43Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Clay Treatment$67,260
44Prescribed Burning$63,747
45Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$63,450
46Lined Waterway or Outlet$55,377
47Energy Efficient Lighting System$52,579
48Energy Efficient Building Envelope$50,683
49Grazing Management Plan - Written$45,617
50Filter Strip $31,548
51Conservation Plan Supporting Organic Transition$30,397
52Emergency Animal Mortality Management$25,891
53Drainage Water Management Plan - Written$24,079
54Field Border $20,370
55Structure for Water Control$16,252
56Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$13,428
57Composting Facility$12,989
58Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $10,777
60Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $10,031
61Equitable Relief Payment$9,996
62Constructed Wetland$8,493
63Early Successional Habitat Development-Mgt$7,356
64Well Decommissioning$6,893
65Spring Development$5,563
66Vertical Drain$5,093
67Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $3,881
68Dike or Levee$3,791
69Structures for Wildlife$3,305
70Access Control$3,150
71Windbreak/Shelterbelt Renovation $2,485
72Drainage Water Management$1,797
73Riparian Forest Buffer $1,639
75Conservation Crop Rotation $963
76Wetland Restoration$895
77Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Soil Treatment$888
78Restoration of Rare or Declining Natural Communities$841
79Pest Management Conservation System$600
80Other Payment$519
81Shallow Water Development and Management$264
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 Total Payments, 2017-202040,932,743
NRCS climate smart practice.

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

1Cover Crop $2,632,795
2Grassed Waterway $1,585,442
3Forage and Biomass Planting $677,930
4Conservation Cover $467,638
5Nutrient Management $459,291
6Mulching $413,732
7Tree & Shrub Establishment $318,959
8Prescribed Grazing $224,970
9Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $204,077
10Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $116,231
11Filter Strip $31,548
12Field Border $20,370
13Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $10,777
14Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $10,031
15Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $3,881
16Windbreak/Shelterbelt Renovation $2,485
17Riparian Forest Buffer $1,639
18Conservation Crop Rotation $963
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$7,182,759
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Pike County, Illinois$1,657,638
2Union County, Illinois$1,222,147
3White County, Illinois$866,486
4Macoupin County, Illinois$859,197
5Williamson County, Illinois$790,065
6Hamilton County, Illinois$517,970
7Saint Clair County, Illinois$506,902
8Massac County, Illinois$499,437
9Marshall County, Illinois$459,254
10Franklin County, Illinois$397,909
11Livingston County, Illinois$391,076
12Iroquois County, Illinois$351,039
13Wabash County, Illinois$308,185
14Ford County, Illinois$299,064
15Jo Daviess County, Illinois$290,726
16Adams County, Illinois$288,677
17De Witt County, Illinois$278,988
18Greene County, Illinois$272,942
19Madison County, Illinois$262,804
20Pope County, Illinois$255,322
21Putnam County, Illinois$222,298
22Johnson County, Illinois$181,985
23Clinton County, Illinois$176,136
24Lawrence County, Illinois$173,812
25Shelby County, Illinois$159,740
26McLean County, Illinois$155,875
27Peoria County, Illinois$146,622
28Knox County, Illinois$135,963
29Jackson County, Illinois$134,851
30Washington County, Illinois$113,817
31Saline County, Illinois$113,138
32Will County, Illinois$107,643
33Richland County, Illinois$103,186
34Edwards County, Illinois$103,070
35Pulaski County, Illinois$98,840
36Scott County, Illinois$96,529
37Stephenson County, Illinois$93,593
38Jefferson County, Illinois$93,356
39McDonough County, Illinois$87,644
40Alexander County, Illinois$76,739
41Schuyler County, Illinois$76,319
42Woodford County, Illinois$76,267
43Clark County, Illinois$70,487
44Carroll County, Illinois$69,834
45Ogle County, Illinois$68,692
46Champaign County, Illinois$52,900
47Marion County, Illinois$41,676
48Bond County, Illinois$38,739
49Kankakee County, Illinois$35,539
50Cook County, Illinois$34,104
51Sangamon County, Illinois$31,721
52Bureau County, Illinois$27,529
53Jasper County, Illinois$25,788
54Mercer County, Illinois$21,610
55Henry County, Illinois$20,055
56Tazewell County, Illinois$17,526
57Rock Island County, Illinois$15,147
58Crawford County, Illinois$14,064
59Hardin County, Illinois$12,827
60Brown County, Illinois$11,766
61Lee County, Illinois$10,857
62Piatt County, Illinois$9,635
63Monroe County, Illinois$8,802
64Hancock County, Illinois$6,260
65Macon County, Illinois$5,847
66Fulton County, Illinois$3,990
67Vermilion County, Illinois$3,372
68Morgan County, Illinois$3,199
69Henderson County, Illinois$2,174
70Fayette County, Illinois$703
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Illinois, 2017

Land in Illinois, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:72,651
Total Acres in Farms:27,006,288
Cropland Acres:24,003,086
Permanent pasture and rangeland:824,196
Woodland Acres:1,469,302

Livestock in Illinois, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 5,470,158
Hogs and pigs inventory5,258,119
Cattle and calves inventory1,130,993
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold847,871
Sheep and lambs inventory57,956

Crops in Illinois, 2017


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