EQIP in Maryland

Maryland

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Maryland

EQIP payments by practice class in Maryland

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

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EQIP payments by practice suite in Maryland

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EQIP payments by contract size in Maryland, 1998-2015

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Most commonly used practices for EQIP contracts in Maryland


EQIP impacts on resource concerns in Maryland, 1998-2015

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EQIP payments by county in Maryland, 1998-2015

RankCountyPayments
1Carroll County, Maryland$8,407,067
2Frederick County, Maryland$6,582,105
3Wicomico County, Maryland$4,767,734
4Dorchester County, Maryland$4,578,642
5Worcester County, Maryland$4,247,507
6Garrett County, Maryland$4,121,150
7Caroline County, Maryland$3,681,595
8Cecil County, Maryland$3,554,238
9Queen Anne's County, Maryland$3,152,270
10Washington County, Maryland$3,047,901
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Maryland, 2012

Land in Maryland, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:12,256
Total Acres in Farms:2,030,745
Cropland Acres:1,396,144
Permanent pasture and rangeland:161,243
Woodland Acres:348,482
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:124,876

Livestock in Maryland, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold304,729,435
Layers inventory 2,364,942
Cattle and calves inventory194,524
Hogs and pigs inventory19,869
Sheep and lambs inventory19,265

Crops in Maryland, 2012

 

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