EQIP in Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Massachusetts

EQIP payments by practice class in Massachusetts

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

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EQIP payments by practice suite in Massachusetts

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EQIP payments by contract size in Massachusetts, 1998-2015

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Most commonly used practices for EQIP contracts in Massachusetts


EQIP impacts on resource concerns in Massachusetts, 1998-2015

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EQIP payments by county in Massachusetts, 1998-2015

RankCountyPayments
1Plymouth County, Massachusetts$9,206,539
2Franklin County, Massachusetts$6,687,645
3Worcester County, Massachusetts$4,679,430
4Hampshire County, Massachusetts$3,876,829
5Berkshire County, Massachusetts$3,002,006
6Bristol County, Massachusetts$2,187,728
7Barnstable County, Massachusetts$1,945,336
8Hampden County, Massachusetts$1,699,577
9Middlesex County, Massachusetts$1,323,561
10Essex County, Massachusetts$984,990
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Massachusetts, 2012

Land in Massachusetts, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:7,755
Total Acres in Farms:523,517
Cropland Acres:160,789
Permanent pasture and rangeland:62,234
Woodland Acres:209,111
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:91,383

Livestock in Massachusetts, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 153,925
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold80,913
Cattle and calves inventory35,703
Sheep and lambs inventory12,504
Hogs and pigs inventory11,151

Crops in Massachusetts, 2012

 

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