EQIP in Indiana


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Indiana

EQIP payments by fiscal year in Indiana

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, Indiana

1Cover Crop $29,396,306
2Brush Management$6,583,284
3Waste Storage Facility$5,002,036
4Nutrient Management $4,789,513
5Roofs and Covers$3,204,319
6Water and Sediment Control Basin$3,060,990
7Forest Stand Improvement$3,037,999
8Forage and Biomass Planting $2,515,444
9Heavy Use Area Protection$2,246,231
10Underground Outlet$2,123,971
11Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $1,741,022
12Conservation Cover $1,670,464
13High Tunnel System$1,380,906
14Animal Mortality Facility$1,153,370
15Pest Management Conservation System$1,026,900
17Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan$873,928
18Mulching $833,641
19Amending Soil Properties with Gypsum Products$788,086
20Waste Transfer$740,817
21Livestock Pipeline$694,812
22Watering Facility$645,199
23Waste Facility Closure$620,322
24Forest Management Plan$565,796
25Subsurface Drain$496,574
26Grassed Waterway $457,234
27Nutrient Management Plan - Written$415,796
28Tree & Shrub Establishment $411,447
29Grade Stabilization Structure$403,975
30Amending Soil Properties with Gypsiferous Products$316,941
31Roof Runoff Structure$274,196
32Lined Waterway or Outlet$270,330
33Integrated Pest Management Plan - Written$266,317
34Access Road$238,126
35Prescribed Grazing $228,552
36Herbaceous Weed Treatment$164,813
37Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$120,667
38Water Well$117,284
39Edge-of-Field Water Quality Monitoring-Data Collection and Evaluation$103,791
40Pumping Plant$102,513
41Stream Crossing$100,618
42Irrigation Water Management $60,438
43Structure for Water Control$59,686
44Spring Development$56,543
45Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$52,508
46Conservation Crop Rotation $49,209
47Critical Area Planting$44,971
48Conservation Plan Supporting Organic Transition$44,121
50Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $41,195
51Hedgerow Planting $41,190
52Composting Facility$40,155
53Wetland Restoration$37,924
54Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $37,191
55Forest Trails and Landings$34,740
56Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$34,652
58Access Control$29,650
59Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $28,155
60Open Channel$27,696
61Trails and Walkways$26,858
62Sediment Basin$23,925
63Field Border $23,488
64Waste Recycling$23,294
65Energy Efficient Building Envelope$22,000
67Sprinkler System$20,980
68Drainage Water Management Plan - Written$20,683
69Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Soil Treatment$18,666
70Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $18,179
71Wetland Creation$15,558
72Structures for Wildlife$12,901
73Drainage Water Management$12,327
74Wetland Enhancement$11,260
76Restoration of Rare or Declining Natural Communities$8,297
77Energy Efficient Lighting System$8,061
78Equitable Relief Payment$7,284
79Silvopasture $6,576
80Streambank and Shoreline Protection$5,038
81Prescribed Burning$4,476
82Irrigation Water Management Plan - Written$2,453
83Riparian Forest Buffer $2,010
84Monitoring and Evaluation$1,766
85Early Successional Habitat Development-Mgt$1,546
86Tree/Shrub Pruning$1,216
87Wetland Wildlife Habitat Management$865
88Well Decommissioning$775
89Erroneous Underpayment$627
90Filter Strip $609
91Windbreak/Shelterbelt Renovation $291
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 Total Payments, 2017-202081,249,481
NRCS climate smart practice.

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

1Cover Crop $29,396,306
2Nutrient Management $4,789,513
3Forage and Biomass Planting $2,515,444
4Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $1,741,022
5Conservation Cover $1,670,464
6Mulching $833,641
7Grassed Waterway $457,234
8Tree & Shrub Establishment $411,447
9Prescribed Grazing $228,552
10Irrigation Water Management $60,438
11Conservation Crop Rotation $49,209
12Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $41,195
13Hedgerow Planting $41,190
14Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $37,191
15Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $28,155
16Field Border $23,488
17Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $18,179
18Silvopasture $6,576
19Riparian Forest Buffer $2,010
20Filter Strip $609
21Windbreak/Shelterbelt Renovation $291
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$42,352,152
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Adams County, Indiana$2,589,771
2Washington County, Indiana$2,104,460
3Whitley County, Indiana$1,981,176
4Posey County, Indiana$1,471,384
5Lawrence County, Indiana$1,468,270
6Noble County, Indiana$1,189,034
7Greene County, Indiana$1,170,331
8Allen County, Indiana$1,147,326
9Knox County, Indiana$1,142,187
10De Kalb County, Indiana$1,139,771
11Decatur County, Indiana$1,135,311
12Harrison County, Indiana$1,121,342
13Warrick County, Indiana$1,072,389
14Lagrange County, Indiana$1,046,244
15Dubois County, Indiana$842,912
16Bartholomew County, Indiana$777,770
17Pulaski County, Indiana$716,261
18Vigo County, Indiana$645,806
19Sullivan County, Indiana$643,267
20Wells County, Indiana$608,432
21Benton County, Indiana$600,744
22Jennings County, Indiana$567,512
23Kosciusko County, Indiana$518,451
24Putnam County, Indiana$510,596
25Wayne County, Indiana$413,536
26Henry County, Indiana$400,811
27Wabash County, Indiana$380,639
28Parke County, Indiana$377,983
29Elkhart County, Indiana$367,009
30Porter County, Indiana$364,994
31Ripley County, Indiana$353,290
32Randolph County, Indiana$342,572
33Monroe County, Indiana$340,019
34Steuben County, Indiana$337,475
35Cass County, Indiana$327,182
36Jefferson County, Indiana$315,937
37Switzerland County, Indiana$312,920
38Tippecanoe County, Indiana$310,108
39Delaware County, Indiana$297,014
40La Porte County, Indiana$293,270
41Carroll County, Indiana$283,741
42Miami County, Indiana$281,989
43Daviess County, Indiana$272,789
44Jackson County, Indiana$272,315
45Saint Joseph County, Indiana$271,702
46Montgomery County, Indiana$260,794
47Brown County, Indiana$258,132
48Owen County, Indiana$250,600
49Dearborn County, Indiana$239,540
50Orange County, Indiana$223,966
51Fayette County, Indiana$214,034
52Clay County, Indiana$211,263
53Crawford County, Indiana$203,882
54Hendricks County, Indiana$192,562
55Perry County, Indiana$192,382
56Jay County, Indiana$189,330
57Franklin County, Indiana$188,580
58Rush County, Indiana$182,569
59Pike County, Indiana$178,607
60Lake County, Indiana$175,439
61Warren County, Indiana$170,163
62Tipton County, Indiana$156,508
63Vanderburgh County, Indiana$155,067
64Hancock County, Indiana$150,143
65White County, Indiana$136,601
66Huntington County, Indiana$132,858
67Ohio County, Indiana$129,588
68Shelby County, Indiana$129,166
69Martin County, Indiana$126,425
70Howard County, Indiana$113,394
71Boone County, Indiana$112,163
72Johnson County, Indiana$100,745
73Fountain County, Indiana$94,029
74Clinton County, Indiana$86,532
75Gibson County, Indiana$86,327
76Spencer County, Indiana$79,182
77Clark County, Indiana$63,515
78Starke County, Indiana$62,771
79Morgan County, Indiana$60,089
80Floyd County, Indiana$57,083
81Union County, Indiana$50,987
82Vermillion County, Indiana$36,984
83Marshall County, Indiana$36,750
84Jasper County, Indiana$6,904
85Hamilton County, Indiana$243
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Indiana, 2017

Land in Indiana, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:56,649
Total Acres in Farms:14,969,996
Cropland Acres:12,909,673
Permanent pasture and rangeland:508,735
Woodland Acres:1,034,784

Livestock in Indiana, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold44,862,510
Layers inventory 26,354,377
Hogs and pigs inventory4,004,388
Cattle and calves inventory844,187
Sheep and lambs inventory62,085

Crops in Indiana, 2017


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