EQIP in Louisiana


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Louisiana

EQIP payments by fiscal year in Louisiana

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, Louisiana

1Cover Crop $10,711,274
2Irrigation Land Leveling$9,899,996
3Irrigation Pipeline$7,821,533
4Forage and Biomass Planting $2,887,832
5Heavy Use Area Protection$2,513,207
7Grade Stabilization Structure$2,316,261
8Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$2,067,706
9Nutrient Management $1,900,460
10Tree & Shrub Establishment $1,837,394
12Early Successional Habitat Development-Mgt$1,278,944
13Livestock Pipeline$1,167,617
14Forest Stand Improvement$1,141,433
15Precision Land Forming and Smoothing$1,111,652
17Sprinkler System$1,083,498
18Watering Facility$982,934
19High Tunnel System$927,852
20Prescribed Grazing $892,564
21Herbaceous Weed Treatment$862,976
22Pumping Plant$779,513
23Prescribed Burning$768,988
24Roofs and Covers$751,631
25Wetland Wildlife Habitat Management$674,363
26Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $629,427
27Animal Mortality Facility$610,881
28Waste Transfer$541,916
29Structure for Water Control$540,456
30Dike or Levee$514,338
31Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$483,285
32Water Well$430,596
33Brush Management$424,639
34Waste Treatment Lagoon$401,263
35Waste Facility Closure$394,964
36Irrigation Water Management $306,904
37Waste Storage Facility$254,897
38Energy Efficient Building Envelope$250,194
39Irrigation Reservoir$205,516
40Stream Crossing$173,249
41Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $133,669
42Critical Area Planting$94,187
43Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Clay Treatment$89,437
44Livestock Shelter Structure$82,582
45Energy Efficient Lighting System$78,688
46Agrichemical Handling Facility$66,390
47Feral Swine Management Conservation Activity - Interim$66,242
48Mulching $60,589
49Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$60,278
50Irrigation System- Surface and Subsurface$41,115
51Conservation Crop Rotation $38,222
52Lined Waterway or Outlet$37,796
53Well Decommissioning$36,848
54Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$32,909
55Pest Management Conservation System$30,971
56Conservation Cover $30,136
57Streambank and Shoreline Protection$29,750
58Field Border $26,660
59Woody Residue Treatment$16,996
60Livestock Shade Structure$15,750
61Irrigation System- Microirrigation$14,265
62Residue Management- Seasonal$11,213
63Silvopasture $10,989
64Deep Tillage$9,612
65Pond Sealing or Lining- Flexible Membrane$8,097
66Other Payment$7,420
67Forest Management Plan$7,361
68Grazing Land Mechanical Treatment$5,249
69Residue and Tillage Management - Ridge Till$5,111
70Surface Drain- Field Ditch$4,364
71Fuel Break$4,088
72Fish and Wildlife Habitat Plan - Written$2,838
73Waste Recycling$2,287
74Shallow Water Development and Management$1,763
75Grassed Waterway $1,677
76Erroneous Underpayment$623
77Tree/Shrub Pruning$605
79Obstruction Removal$181
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 Total Payments, 2017-202067,051,576
NRCS climate smart practice.

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

1Cover Crop $10,711,274
2Forage and Biomass Planting $2,887,832
3Nutrient Management $1,900,460
4Tree & Shrub Establishment $1,837,394
5Prescribed Grazing $892,564
6Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $629,427
7Irrigation Water Management $306,904
8Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $133,669
9Mulching $60,589
10Conservation Crop Rotation $38,222
11Conservation Cover $30,136
12Field Border $26,660
13Silvopasture $10,989
14Grassed Waterway $1,677
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$19,467,796
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$3,361,443
2Richland Parish, Louisiana$2,889,112
3East Carroll Parish, Louisiana$2,650,155
4Tensas Parish, Louisiana$2,535,038
5Catahoula Parish, Louisiana$2,454,929
6West Carroll Parish, Louisiana$2,251,983
7Jefferson Davis, Louisiana$2,127,998
8Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$1,911,994
9Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana$1,573,616
10Acadia Parish, Louisiana$1,480,770
11Grant Parish, Louisiana$1,295,171
12Union Parish, Louisiana$1,160,003
13Evangeline Parish, Louisiana$1,109,286
14Caddo Parish, Louisiana$829,029
15Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana$818,621
16Concordia Parish, Louisiana$815,284
17Franklin Parish, Louisiana$729,313
18Allen Parish, Louisiana$686,600
19Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana$657,918
20Ouachita Parish, Louisiana$649,839
21Madison Parish, Louisiana$634,623
22Beauregard Parish, Louisiana$525,070
23Iberville Parish, Louisiana$464,253
24Vernon Parish, Louisiana$457,874
25Bossier Parish, Louisiana$336,440
26Red River Parish, Louisiana$333,889
27Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana$321,609
28Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana$318,082
29Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana$317,404
30Claiborne Parish, Louisiana$302,656
31Iberia Parish, Louisiana$299,407
32Rapides Parish, Louisiana$296,252
33Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana$290,152
34Saint Helena Parish, Louisiana$179,651
35Caldwell Parish, Louisiana$170,487
36Assumption Parish, Louisiana$158,953
37Washington Parish, Louisiana$154,434
38Jackson Parish, Louisiana$132,700
39Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana$132,473
40Lincoln Parish, Louisiana$130,500
41Webster Parish, Louisiana$130,259
42De Soto Parish, Louisiana$127,454
43East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$90,486
44La Salle Parish, Louisiana$86,523
45Winn Parish, Louisiana$82,835
46Lafayette Parish, Louisiana$79,581
47Sabine Parish, Louisiana$75,825
48West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$69,219
49Lafourche Parish, Louisiana$60,818
50Cameron Parish, Louisiana$57,561
51Saint Charles Parish, Louisiana$44,206
52Saint James Parish, Louisiana$22,544
53Saint John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana$17,143
54Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana$1,528
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Louisiana, 2017

Land in Louisiana, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:27,386
Total Acres in Farms:7,997,511
Cropland Acres:4,345,843
Permanent pasture and rangeland:1,692,443
Woodland Acres:1,306,928

Livestock in Louisiana, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold156,348,601
Layers inventory 1,970,896
Cattle and calves inventory801,163
Sheep and lambs inventory13,161
Hogs and pigs inventory6,281

Crops in Louisiana, 2017


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