EQIP in Mississippi


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Mississippi

EQIP payments by fiscal year in Mississippi

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, Mississippi

2Grade Stabilization Structure$15,380,800
3Irrigation Pipeline$13,491,804
4Dike or Levee$10,572,290
5Structure for Water Control$10,175,441
6Cover Crop $7,361,982
7Irrigation Water Management $7,127,853
8Energy Efficient Building Envelope$6,260,451
9Heavy Use Area Protection$5,497,107
10Tree & Shrub Establishment $5,370,281
11Sprinkler System$4,961,606
12Pumping Plant$4,941,355
13Precision Land Forming and Smoothing$4,793,854
14Prescribed Burning$3,942,115
15Streambank and Shoreline Protection$3,783,092
16Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$3,727,619
17Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$3,150,338
18Forage and Biomass Planting $3,099,345
20Prescribed Grazing $2,159,098
21Herbaceous Weed Treatment$2,023,268
22Livestock Pipeline$1,897,773
23Watering Facility$1,872,563
24High Tunnel System$1,753,140
25Irrigation Reservoir$1,644,545
26Forest Stand Improvement$1,400,498
27Irrigation Land Leveling$1,369,439
28Water Well$1,335,032
30Animal Mortality Facility$1,053,674
31Land Clearing$967,240
32Critical Area Planting$579,709
33Irrigation System- Surface and Subsurface$544,982
34Nutrient Management Plan - Written$471,190
35Integrated Pest Management Plan - Written$370,938
36Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$357,485
37Mulching $340,061
38Stream Crossing$339,167
39Forest Management Plan$314,006
41Amendments for Treatment of Agricultural Waste$269,863
42Energy Efficient Lighting System$246,615
43Nutrient Management $172,499
44Underground Outlet$171,627
45Irrigation System- Microirrigation$162,563
46Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $141,242
47Conservation Cover $126,187
48Edge-of-Field Water Quality Monitoring-Data Collection and Evaluation$116,373
49On-Farm Secondary Containment Facility$98,814
50Feral Swine Management Conservation Activity - Interim$98,700
51Waste Treatment$96,169
52Waste Storage Facility$84,232
53Sediment Basin$68,157
54Livestock Shelter Structure$63,416
56Waste Treatment Lagoon$39,600
57Composting Facility$31,020
58Silvopasture $30,125
59Wetland Wildlife Habitat Management$26,717
60Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan$25,322
61Waste Facility Closure$24,317
62Conservation Crop Rotation $22,030
63Brush Management$20,979
64Drainage Water Management$17,836
65Subsurface Drain$16,505
66Shallow Water Development and Management$16,359
67Livestock Shade Structure$13,042
68Well Decommissioning$12,917
69Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$12,048
70Erroneous Underpayment$4,405
71Field Border $4,363
72Anionic Polyacrylamide (PAM) Application$3,762
73Wildlife Habitat Planting$3,172
74Hedgerow Planting $3,039
75Filter Strip $2,951
76Surface Drain- Field Ditch$2,041
77Riparian Forest Buffer $1,295
78Restoration of Rare or Declining Natural Communities$842
79Pest Management Conservation System$587
80Early Successional Habitat Development-Mgt$332
Show All
Show Less
 Total Payments, 2017-2020156,913,807
NRCS climate smart practice.

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

1Cover Crop $7,361,982
2Irrigation Water Management $7,127,853
3Tree & Shrub Establishment $5,370,281
4Forage and Biomass Planting $3,099,345
5Prescribed Grazing $2,159,098
6Mulching $340,061
7Nutrient Management $172,499
8Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $141,242
9Conservation Cover $126,187
10Silvopasture $30,125
11Conservation Crop Rotation $22,030
12Field Border $4,363
13Hedgerow Planting $3,039
14Filter Strip $2,951
15Riparian Forest Buffer $1,295
Show All
Show Less
 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$25,962,352
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Sunflower County, Mississippi$22,647,296
2Bolivar County, Mississippi$16,783,696
3Tippah County, Mississippi$5,627,523
4Covington County, Mississippi$3,434,786
5Holmes County, Mississippi$3,174,323
6Tallahatchie County, Mississippi$3,136,757
7Leflore County, Mississippi$3,022,193
8Pearl River County, Mississippi$3,001,859
9Washington County, Mississippi$2,982,631
10Humphreys County, Mississippi$2,930,212
11Hinds County, Mississippi$2,345,639
12Adams County, Mississippi$2,225,644
13Leake County, Mississippi$1,981,209
14Greene County, Mississippi$1,876,859
15Clay County, Mississippi$1,696,925
16Newton County, Mississippi$1,671,338
17Yazoo County, Mississippi$1,633,618
18Jefferson County, Mississippi$1,603,517
19Neshoba County, Mississippi$1,587,925
20Rankin County, Mississippi$1,544,228
21Wayne County, Mississippi$1,525,349
22Yalobusha County, Mississippi$1,501,131
23Scott County, Mississippi$1,489,232
24Tate County, Mississippi$1,431,577
25Noxubee County, Mississippi$1,390,898
26Quitman County, Mississippi$1,363,124
27Coahoma County, Mississippi$1,351,082
28Montgomery County, Mississippi$1,316,284
29Webster County, Mississippi$1,200,379
30Copiah County, Mississippi$1,197,980
31Lowndes County, Mississippi$1,193,926
32Pontotoc County, Mississippi$1,146,676
33Calhoun County, Mississippi$1,109,406
34Warren County, Mississippi$1,095,810
35Carroll County, Mississippi$1,087,394
36Clarke County, Mississippi$1,072,870
37Monroe County, Mississippi$1,026,623
38Claiborne County, Mississippi$1,009,713
39Sharkey County, Mississippi$902,736
40Tunica County, Mississippi$881,928
41George County, Mississippi$843,622
42Hancock County, Mississippi$826,162
43Oktibbeha County, Mississippi$780,461
44Panola County, Mississippi$758,733
45Perry County, Mississippi$712,486
46Stone County, Mississippi$694,785
47Alcorn County, Mississippi$673,217
48Forrest County, Mississippi$671,764
49Union County, Mississippi$648,935
50Jones County, Mississippi$641,420
51Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi$626,605
52Prentiss County, Mississippi$615,865
53Lauderdale County, Mississippi$557,419
54Marion County, Mississippi$556,741
55Madison County, Mississippi$545,364
56Smith County, Mississippi$544,009
57Lee County, Mississippi$535,517
58Lafayette County, Mississippi$512,027
59Lamar County, Mississippi$461,382
60Lincoln County, Mississippi$457,562
61Walthall County, Mississippi$456,598
62Grenada County, Mississippi$453,542
63Marshall County, Mississippi$402,637
64Issaquena County, Mississippi$340,450
65Pike County, Mississippi$337,841
66DeSoto County, Mississippi$331,956
67Benton County, Mississippi$324,828
68Choctaw County, Mississippi$309,410
69Winston County, Mississippi$287,246
70Attala County, Mississippi$225,723
71Franklin County, Mississippi$193,590
72Wilkinson County, Mississippi$193,459
73Jasper County, Mississippi$181,340
74Chickasaw County, Mississippi$170,886
75Itawamba County, Mississippi$169,994
76Kemper County, Mississippi$156,605
77Lawrence County, Mississippi$152,107
78Harrison County, Mississippi$137,652
79Amite County, Mississippi$125,485
80Jackson County, Mississippi$63,254
81Tishomingo County, Mississippi$50,287
82Simpson County, Mississippi$46,075
Show All
Show Less


USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Mississippi, 2017

Land in Mississippi, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:34,988
Total Acres in Farms:10,415,136
Cropland Acres:4,960,620
Permanent pasture and rangeland:1,589,122
Woodland Acres:3,284,661

Livestock in Mississippi, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold745,189,499
Layers inventory 5,828,262
Cattle and calves inventory937,053
Hogs and pigs inventory569,898
Sheep and lambs inventory16,640

Crops in Mississippi, 2017


More Resources