EQIP in Maine

Maine

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Maine

EQIP payments by practice class in Maine

  • Farm, Ranch & Land Management
  • Structures, Equipment & Facilities
  • Contracts

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EQIP payments by practice suite in Maine

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EQIP payments by contract size in Maine, 1997-2015

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Most commonly used practices for EQIP contracts in Maine


EQIP impacts on resource concerns in Maine, 1997-2015

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EQIP payments by county in Maine, 1997-2015

RankCountyPayments
1Aroostook County, Maine$21,391,099
2Penobscot County, Maine$12,178,662
3Kennebec County, Maine$9,255,807
4Waldo County, Maine$7,871,177
5Somerset County, Maine$6,332,437
6Franklin County, Maine$6,327,291
7Washington County, Maine$5,167,045
8Androscoggin County, Maine$4,602,772
9Oxford County, Maine$4,203,201
10York County, Maine$3,867,827
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Maine, 2012

Land in Maine, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:8,173
Total Acres in Farms:1,454,104
Cropland Acres:477,343
Permanent pasture and rangeland:81,707
Woodland Acres:773,652
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:121,402

Livestock in Maine, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 3,531,186
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold138,857
Cattle and calves inventory86,256
Sheep and lambs inventory11,925
Hogs and pigs inventory8,923

Crops in Maine, 2012

 

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