EQIP in Mississippi


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Mississippi

The state-level EQIP data only includes practices that had more than four contracts in a state for a particular year. Because of this, the data contained within the state pages will not sum up to the total payments by practice on the national page.

EQIP payments by fiscal year in Mississippi

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2022

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2022, Mississippi

1Irrigation Pipeline $24,288,647
2Grade Stabilization Structure$21,894,233
4Dike or Levee$16,380,013
5Structure for Water Control$14,396,024
6Cover Crop $11,555,634
7Streambank and Shoreline Protection$10,530,808
8Tree & Shrub Establishment $9,697,312
9Heavy Use Area Protection$8,494,561
10Precision Land Forming and Smoothing$8,199,877
11Irrigation Water Management $8,175,276
12Energy Efficient Building Envelope $7,553,108
13Pumping Plant $6,961,534
14Prescribed Burning $6,345,524
15Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$5,892,938
16Sprinkler System $5,439,819
17Forage and Biomass Planting $4,515,745
18Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation $4,267,704
19Prescribed Grazing $3,457,727
21Herbaceous Weed Treatment $2,942,426
22Irrigation Reservoir$2,928,987
23Livestock Pipeline$2,787,362
24Watering Facility$2,661,995
25High Tunnel System$2,260,622
26Forest Stand Improvement $2,218,386
28Water Well$1,914,430
29Animal Mortality Facility$1,397,603
30Land Clearing$1,343,969
31Irrigation Land Leveling$1,264,535
32Critical Area Planting $789,145
33Stream Crossing$710,639
34Nutrient Management Plan - Written$560,673
35Irrigation System- Surface and Subsurface$546,089
36Forest Management Plan$477,274
37Mulching $469,186
38Integrated Pest Management Plan - Written$440,446
39Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$436,674
40Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $430,102
42Nutrient Management $325,305
43Energy Efficient Lighting System $251,415
44Amendments for Treatment of Agricultural Waste$240,514
45Conservation Cover $235,982
46Irrigation System- Microirrigation $193,105
47Feral Swine Management Conservation Activity - Interim$139,804
48Waste Treatment$118,720
49Conservation Crop Rotation $86,361
50Underground Outlet$80,091
52Waste Storage Facility $60,600
53Livestock Shelter Structure$56,381
54Wetland Wildlife Habitat Management$43,214
55Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan$36,994
56Shallow Water Development and Management$33,392
57Fish and Wildlife Habitat Plan - Written$27,900
58Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $27,133
59Drainage Water Management$22,658
60Brush Management $18,566
61Irrigation Water Management Plan - Written$12,803
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 Total Payments, 2017-2022233,493,886

NRCS 2024 climate smart practice.
NRCS 2024 provisional climate smart practice.

NCRS climate smart practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2022, Mississippi

1Irrigation Pipeline $24,288,647
2Cover Crop $11,555,634
3Tree & Shrub Establishment $9,697,312
4Irrigation Water Management $8,175,276
5Energy Efficient Building Envelope $7,553,108
6Pumping Plant $6,961,534
7Prescribed Burning $6,345,524
8Sprinkler System $5,439,819
9Forage and Biomass Planting $4,515,745
10Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation $4,267,704
11Prescribed Grazing $3,457,727
12Herbaceous Weed Treatment $2,942,426
13Forest Stand Improvement $2,218,386
14Critical Area Planting $789,145
15Mulching $469,186
16Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $430,102
17Nutrient Management $325,305
18Energy Efficient Lighting System $251,415
19Conservation Cover $235,982
20Irrigation System- Microirrigation $193,105
21Conservation Crop Rotation $86,361
22Waste Storage Facility $60,600
23Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $27,133
24Brush Management $18,566
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2022$100,305,742
 Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2022 $31,589,632
 Provisional Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2022 $68,716,110

NRCS 2024 climate smart practice.
NRCS 2024 provisional climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2022
1Sunflower County, Mississippi$32,441,381
2Bolivar County, Mississippi$27,258,686
3Tippah County, Mississippi$7,289,826
4Tallahatchie County, Mississippi$7,019,633
5Washington County, Mississippi$5,250,512
6Leflore County, Mississippi$5,021,905
7Covington County, Mississippi$4,834,944
8Holmes County, Mississippi$4,067,024
9Adams County, Mississippi$3,813,658
10Pearl River County, Mississippi$3,579,036
11Humphreys County, Mississippi$3,542,493
12Coahoma County, Mississippi$3,173,226
13Hinds County, Mississippi$3,034,900
14Yazoo County, Mississippi$2,817,583
15Quitman County, Mississippi$2,521,297
16Sharkey County, Mississippi$2,325,922
17Wayne County, Mississippi$2,281,357
18Greene County, Mississippi$2,189,715
19Leake County, Mississippi$2,183,907
20Clay County, Mississippi$2,167,519
21Newton County, Mississippi$2,156,191
22Noxubee County, Mississippi$1,995,596
23Yalobusha County, Mississippi$1,970,464
24Rankin County, Mississippi$1,917,973
25Monroe County, Mississippi$1,907,797
26Jefferson County, Mississippi$1,894,432
27Scott County, Mississippi$1,868,226
28Claiborne County, Mississippi$1,773,281
29Warren County, Mississippi$1,739,073
30Montgomery County, Mississippi$1,735,100
31Pontotoc County, Mississippi$1,722,677
32Copiah County, Mississippi$1,671,555
33Carroll County, Mississippi$1,614,427
34Tate County, Mississippi$1,580,136
35Neshoba County, Mississippi$1,532,031
36Smith County, Mississippi$1,491,694
37Webster County, Mississippi$1,468,186
38Lowndes County, Mississippi$1,452,056
39George County, Mississippi$1,433,094
40Forrest County, Mississippi$1,339,061
41Clarke County, Mississippi$1,329,525
42Stone County, Mississippi$1,317,005
43Calhoun County, Mississippi$1,302,000
44Jones County, Mississippi$1,299,288
45Hancock County, Mississippi$1,185,550
46Perry County, Mississippi$1,166,060
47Tunica County, Mississippi$1,147,397
48Oktibbeha County, Mississippi$1,094,224
49Marion County, Mississippi$1,058,026
50Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi$1,057,779
51Grenada County, Mississippi$1,038,742
52Lauderdale County, Mississippi$1,034,436
53Panola County, Mississippi$881,025
54Lincoln County, Mississippi$872,181
55Lee County, Mississippi$871,769
56Walthall County, Mississippi$863,077
57Alcorn County, Mississippi$849,919
58Lamar County, Mississippi$834,300
59Lafayette County, Mississippi$814,528
60Pike County, Mississippi$813,183
61Prentiss County, Mississippi$803,835
62Union County, Mississippi$777,285
63Jasper County, Mississippi$755,716
64Madison County, Mississippi$723,280
65Amite County, Mississippi$633,964
66DeSoto County, Mississippi$504,323
67Marshall County, Mississippi$482,534
68Choctaw County, Mississippi$471,239
69Simpson County, Mississippi$430,369
70Lawrence County, Mississippi$424,981
71Kemper County, Mississippi$416,631
72Benton County, Mississippi$409,438
73Wilkinson County, Mississippi$402,571
74Winston County, Mississippi$399,328
75Attala County, Mississippi$362,937
76Issaquena County, Mississippi$327,482
77Franklin County, Mississippi$315,099
78Itawamba County, Mississippi$301,779
79Chickasaw County, Mississippi$292,637
80Jackson County, Mississippi$215,467
81Tishomingo County, Mississippi$175,564
82Harrison County, Mississippi$124,033
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The state-level EQIP data only includes practices that had more than four contracts in a state for a particular year. Because of this, the data contained within the state pages will not sum up to the total payments by practice on the national page.


USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Mississippi, 2022

Land in Mississippi, 2022

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:31,290
Total Acres in Farms:10,251,497
Cropland Acres:5,135,334
Permanent pasture and rangeland:1,442,781
Woodland Acres:3,040,282

Livestock in Mississippi, 2022

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold668,652,465
Layers inventory 4,673,149
Cattle and calves inventory832,542
Hogs and pigs inventory177,541
Sheep and lambs inventory18,884

Crops in Mississippi, 2022


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