EQIP in Kentucky


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Kentucky

EQIP payments by fiscal year in Kentucky

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, Kentucky

2High Tunnel System$5,095,162
3Cover Crop $4,708,986
4Forest Stand Improvement$3,115,050
5Livestock Pipeline$2,802,269
6Forage and Biomass Planting $2,724,153
7Watering Facility$2,214,048
8Underground Outlet$1,872,849
9Heavy Use Area Protection$1,869,389
10Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$1,668,753
11Energy Efficient Building Envelope$1,532,669
12Waste Storage Facility$1,198,434
13Roofs and Covers$1,157,375
14Water and Sediment Control Basin$1,137,749
15Stream Crossing$1,019,002
16Brush Management$1,008,123
17Mulching $890,831
18Conservation Cover $718,875
19Roof Runoff Structure$624,195
20Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan$558,078
21Trails and Walkways$497,617
22Early Successional Habitat Development-Mgt$468,149
23Grade Stabilization Structure$434,806
24Subsurface Drain$418,178
25Prescribed Grazing $371,465
26Grassed Waterway $292,160
27Forest Management Plan$269,949
28Energy Efficient Lighting System$265,215
29Irrigation System- Microirrigation$209,919
30Nutrient Management $190,290
31Conservation Plan Supporting Organic Transition$188,419
32Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $181,794
33Wetland Creation$148,517
34Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$146,597
35Edge-of-Field Water Quality Monitoring– System Installation$145,460
36Edge-of-Field Water Quality Monitoring-Data Collection and Evaluation$117,032
37Lined Waterway or Outlet$113,826
38Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$88,612
39Access Road$83,156
40Tree & Shrub Establishment $75,980
42Field Border $70,526
43Herbaceous Weed Treatment$53,260
45Structures for Wildlife$43,489
46Streambank and Shoreline Protection$40,953
47Spring Development$38,076
48Grazing Management Plan - Written$35,096
49Critical Area Planting$26,838
50Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$25,407
51Nutrient Management Plan - Written$21,198
52Equitable Relief Payment$20,751
53Structure for Water Control$19,295
54Riparian Forest Buffer $18,892
55Access Control$14,882
56Water Well$13,823
57Prescribed Burning$13,120
58Irrigation Water Management Plan - Written$8,919
59Road/Trail/Landing Closure and Treatment$8,895
61Irrigation Water Management $4,332
62Pollinator Habitat Plan - Written$4,122
64Hedgerow Planting $3,227
65Riparian Herbaceous Cover $2,954
66Agricultural Energy Management Plan-Headquarters (AgEMP)$2,929
67Conservation Crop Rotation $2,573
68Pumping Plant$2,344
69Integrated Pest Management Plan - Written$2,115
70Other Payment$1,946
71Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $846
72Restoration of Rare or Declining Natural Communities$196
73Woody Residue Treatment$70
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 Total Payments, 2017-202047,729,331
NRCS climate smart practice.

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

1Cover Crop $4,708,986
2Forage and Biomass Planting $2,724,153
3Mulching $890,831
4Conservation Cover $718,875
5Prescribed Grazing $371,465
6Grassed Waterway $292,160
7Nutrient Management $190,290
8Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $181,794
9Tree & Shrub Establishment $75,980
10Field Border $70,526
11Riparian Forest Buffer $18,892
12Irrigation Water Management $4,332
13Hedgerow Planting $3,227
14Riparian Herbaceous Cover $2,954
15Conservation Crop Rotation $2,573
16Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $846
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$10,257,885
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Webster County, Kentucky$1,959,617
2Breckinridge County, Kentucky$1,663,710
3Mercer County, Kentucky$1,589,037
4Marion County, Kentucky$1,262,142
5Graves County, Kentucky$1,033,073
6Logan County, Kentucky$1,028,996
7Adair County, Kentucky$823,957
8Pulaski County, Kentucky$683,214
9Ohio County, Kentucky$661,558
10Caldwell County, Kentucky$640,537
11Shelby County, Kentucky$585,041
12Meade County, Kentucky$502,048
13Anderson County, Kentucky$485,689
14Nelson County, Kentucky$455,880
15Jefferson County, Kentucky$388,542
16Casey County, Kentucky$369,741
17Knox County, Kentucky$350,118
18Crittenden County, Kentucky$341,788
19Harrison County, Kentucky$338,017
20Ballard County, Kentucky$331,199
21Todd County, Kentucky$307,261
22Marshall County, Kentucky$306,063
23Mason County, Kentucky$304,241
24Daviess County, Kentucky$299,927
25Union County, Kentucky$263,919
26Morgan County, Kentucky$261,532
27Washington County, Kentucky$240,293
28Hardin County, Kentucky$238,054
29Franklin County, Kentucky$226,563
30Cumberland County, Kentucky$224,061
31Woodford County, Kentucky$220,323
32McLean County, Kentucky$209,316
33Carter County, Kentucky$203,831
34Lawrence County, Kentucky$201,089
35Fulton County, Kentucky$192,951
36Garrard County, Kentucky$188,882
37Clinton County, Kentucky$184,261
38Fleming County, Kentucky$181,273
39Calloway County, Kentucky$179,571
40Whitley County, Kentucky$178,507
41Clark County, Kentucky$173,562
42Henry County, Kentucky$169,549
43Taylor County, Kentucky$167,329
44Grayson County, Kentucky$157,271
45Muhlenberg County, Kentucky$149,182
46Metcalfe County, Kentucky$148,834
47Boyle County, Kentucky$144,812
48Wayne County, Kentucky$141,139
49Monroe County, Kentucky$135,326
50Lyon County, Kentucky$120,402
51Christian County, Kentucky$118,062
52Russell County, Kentucky$115,212
53Montgomery County, Kentucky$113,398
54Allen County, Kentucky$111,053
55Simpson County, Kentucky$105,184
56Rockcastle County, Kentucky$102,464
57Lincoln County, Kentucky$102,290
58Laurel County, Kentucky$99,277
59Hickman County, Kentucky$97,371
60Livingston County, Kentucky$96,855
61Warren County, Kentucky$93,720
62Hart County, Kentucky$92,063
63Pendleton County, Kentucky$89,143
64Henderson County, Kentucky$74,490
65Carlisle County, Kentucky$71,936
66Larue County, Kentucky$70,904
67Hopkins County, Kentucky$69,188
68Owsley County, Kentucky$68,311
69Scott County, Kentucky$66,804
70Madison County, Kentucky$62,625
71Greenup County, Kentucky$61,974
72Magoffin County, Kentucky$61,845
73Rowan County, Kentucky$61,581
74Lewis County, Kentucky$60,827
75Breathitt County, Kentucky$59,999
76Bourbon County, Kentucky$57,389
77Green County, Kentucky$52,035
78Bath County, Kentucky$50,947
79Estill County, Kentucky$35,720
80Robertson County, Kentucky$33,656
81Johnson County, Kentucky$29,075
82Jessamine County, Kentucky$26,814
83McCracken County, Kentucky$21,965
84Jackson County, Kentucky$21,883
85Lee County, Kentucky$19,446
86Fayette County, Kentucky$16,867
87Menifee County, Kentucky$15,527
88Bracken County, Kentucky$11,952
89Edmonson County, Kentucky$11,708
90Nicholas County, Kentucky$10,246
91Kenton County, Kentucky$9,348
92Bell County, Kentucky$7,764
93Trigg County, Kentucky$7,597
94Oldham County, Kentucky$6,213
95Elliott County, Kentucky$4,560
96Clay County, Kentucky$4,135
97Barren County, Kentucky$4,007
98Boone County, Kentucky$2,325
99Pike County, Kentucky$592
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Kentucky, 2017

Land in Kentucky, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:75,966
Total Acres in Farms:12,961,784
Cropland Acres:6,630,448
Permanent pasture and rangeland:2,988,777
Woodland Acres:2,689,985

Livestock in Kentucky, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold289,214,287
Layers inventory 5,909,873
Cattle and calves inventory2,155,894
Hogs and pigs inventory415,702
Sheep and lambs inventory69,933

Crops in Kentucky, 2017


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