EQIP in Michigan


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Michigan

EQIP payments by fiscal year in Michigan

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, Michigan

1Cover Crop $18,395,505
2Nutrient Management $5,355,564
3Waste Storage Facility$4,416,667
4Agrichemical Handling Facility$3,873,681
5Roofs and Covers$3,499,336
6High Tunnel System$2,805,845
7Pest Management Conservation System$2,757,732
8Heavy Use Area Protection$2,226,366
9Forest Management Plan$1,728,819
11On-Farm Secondary Containment Facility$1,631,707
12Pond Sealing or Lining - Concrete$1,214,859
13Tree & Shrub Establishment $1,041,745
14Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan$918,763
15Brush Management$840,142
16Forest Stand Improvement$731,220
17Conservation Cover $618,359
18Fueling Facility- Above Ground Storage$409,512
19Waste Transfer$407,162
20Animal Mortality Facility$326,361
21Forage and Biomass Planting $324,785
22Livestock Pipeline$304,427
23Wetland Wildlife Habitat Management$291,379
24Prescribed Grazing $282,337
25Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$272,121
26Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $269,153
27Stream Habitat Improvement and Management$262,724
28Aquatic Organism Passage$256,681
29Riparian Forest Buffer $254,864
30Amending Soil Properties with Gypsum Products$237,295
31Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $188,201
32Roof Runoff Structure$181,673
33Access Road$173,582
34Water Well$149,853
35Trails and Walkways$142,646
36Subsurface Drain$137,766
37Herbaceous Weed Treatment$132,648
38Sprinkler System$115,298
39Grade Stabilization Structure$112,571
40Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$112,386
41Pumping Plant$107,840
42Watering Facility$99,497
43Underground Outlet$84,346
44Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $80,481
45Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$80,272
46Irrigation Water Management $70,212
47Woody Residue Treatment$66,298
48Waste Facility Closure$66,140
49Composting Facility$65,339
50Early Successional Habitat Development-Mgt$64,837
51Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $60,791
52Other Payment$52,339
53Nutrient Management Plan - Written$52,247
54Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$50,961
55Mulching $44,607
56Well Decommissioning$40,021
57Integrated Pest Management Plan - Written$39,017
58Deep Tillage$37,133
59Fish and Wildlife Habitat Plan - Written$35,483
60Grassed Waterway $34,375
61Equitable Relief Payment$30,050
62Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $28,360
63Aquaculture Pond$26,961
64Stream Crossing$26,760
65Energy Efficient Lighting System$24,933
66Drainage Water Management Plan - Written$24,799
67Conservation Plan Supporting Organic Transition$22,922
69Conservation Crop Rotation $15,260
70Structure for Water Control$14,522
71Critical Area Planting$13,274
72Windbreak/Shelterbelt Renovation $12,810
73Grazing Management Plan - Written$11,316
74Judicial or NAD Payment$10,883
75Tree/Shrub Pruning$10,790
76Drainage Water Management$9,549
77Forest Trails and Landings$8,459
78Obstruction Removal$8,115
79Filter Strip $6,945
80Energy Efficient Building Envelope$6,816
81Access Control$6,413
82Hedgerow Planting $6,272
83Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Clay Treatment$5,837
84Streambank and Shoreline Protection$5,359
85Irrigation Water Management Plan - Written$4,917
87Irrigation System- Microirrigation$4,530
88Combustion System Improvement$4,518
89Agricultural Energy Management Plan-Headquarters (AgEMP)$4,435
90Prescribed Burning$4,424
91Wetland Restoration$4,091
92Alley Cropping $3,944
93Pond Sealing or Lining- Flexible Membrane$3,632
94IPM Herbicide Resistance Weed Conservation Plan - Written$3,305
95Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Soil Treatment$3,227
96Erroneous Underpayment$2,081
97Wetland Enhancement$1,716
98Field Border $1,412
99Forage Harvest Management$1,083
100Residue Management- Seasonal$675
101Herbaceous Wind Barriers $442
102Water and Sediment Control Basin$376
103Channel Bed Stabilization$324
104Restoration of Rare or Declining Natural Communities$123
105Lined Waterway or Outlet$63
106Open Channel$44
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 Total Payments, 2017-202060,745,418
NRCS climate smart practice.

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

1Cover Crop $18,395,505
2Nutrient Management $5,355,564
3Tree & Shrub Establishment $1,041,745
4Conservation Cover $618,359
5Forage and Biomass Planting $324,785
6Prescribed Grazing $282,337
7Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $269,153
8Riparian Forest Buffer $254,864
9Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $188,201
10Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $80,481
11Irrigation Water Management $70,212
12Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $60,791
13Mulching $44,607
14Grassed Waterway $34,375
15Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $28,360
16Conservation Crop Rotation $15,260
17Windbreak/Shelterbelt Renovation $12,810
18Filter Strip $6,945
19Hedgerow Planting $6,272
20Alley Cropping $3,944
21Field Border $1,412
22Herbaceous Wind Barriers $442
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$27,096,422
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Huron County, Michigan$3,051,204
2Bay County, Michigan$2,648,707
3Genesee County, Michigan$1,688,220
4Shiawassee County, Michigan$1,421,960
5Saint Joseph County, Michigan$1,264,874
6Saginaw County, Michigan$1,052,927
7Sanilac County, Michigan$1,030,832
8Calhoun County, Michigan$832,947
9Lenawee County, Michigan$800,519
10Clinton County, Michigan$787,601
11Eaton County, Michigan$717,668
12Hillsdale County, Michigan$560,370
13Monroe County, Michigan$517,342
14Ionia County, Michigan$425,885
15Isabella County, Michigan$417,767
16Osceola County, Michigan$416,490
17Oceana County, Michigan$409,984
18Mason County, Michigan$375,560
19Menominee County, Michigan$354,588
20Allegan County, Michigan$348,355
21Jackson County, Michigan$311,395
22Saint Clair County, Michigan$303,562
23Barry County, Michigan$299,204
24Gratiot County, Michigan$284,022
25Arenac County, Michigan$269,046
26Berrien County, Michigan$245,330
27Tuscola County, Michigan$235,765
28Washtenaw County, Michigan$233,375
29Alcona County, Michigan$223,640
30Midland County, Michigan$197,908
31Delta County, Michigan$192,651
32Wayne County, Michigan$185,805
33Antrim County, Michigan$184,784
34Mecosta County, Michigan$178,705
35Marquette County, Michigan$172,555
36Leelanau County, Michigan$160,680
37Grand Traverse County, Michigan$126,364
38Ingham County, Michigan$119,485
39Ottawa County, Michigan$113,971
40Van Buren County, Michigan$111,595
41Kent County, Michigan$109,228
42Manistee County, Michigan$106,533
43Montcalm County, Michigan$95,833
44Chippewa County, Michigan$95,603
45Lapeer County, Michigan$94,783
46Iosco County, Michigan$83,692
47Dickinson County, Michigan$83,370
48Ogemaw County, Michigan$71,737
49Livingston County, Michigan$67,360
50Presque Isle County, Michigan$66,073
51Iron County, Michigan$64,193
52Kalamazoo County, Michigan$61,351
53Ontonagon County, Michigan$51,054
54Emmet County, Michigan$48,641
55Cheboygan County, Michigan$40,403
56Alpena County, Michigan$38,612
57Baraga County, Michigan$37,529
58Houghton County, Michigan$34,195
59Otsego County, Michigan$29,623
60Wexford County, Michigan$29,268
61Branch County, Michigan$28,823
62Schoolcraft County, Michigan$26,713
63Clare County, Michigan$25,857
64Roscommon County, Michigan$21,452
65Missaukee County, Michigan$20,262
66Gogebic County, Michigan$19,378
67Montmorency County, Michigan$19,131
68Cass County, Michigan$18,611
69Alger County, Michigan$17,344
70Gladwin County, Michigan$11,342
71Keweenaw County, Michigan$9,120
72Crawford County, Michigan$8,154
73Lake County, Michigan$7,401
74Oscoda County, Michigan$2,143
75Oakland County, Michigan$188
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Michigan, 2017

Land in Michigan, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:47,641
Total Acres in Farms:9,764,090
Cropland Acres:7,924,480
Permanent pasture and rangeland:341,391
Woodland Acres:975,652

Livestock in Michigan, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 15,074,549
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold8,868,690
Hogs and pigs inventory1,236,567
Cattle and calves inventory1,201,383
Sheep and lambs inventory89,270

Crops in Michigan, 2017


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