EQIP in Montana


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Montana

EQIP payments by practice class in Montana

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

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EQIP payments by practice suite in Montana

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EQIP payments by contract size in Montana, 1998-2015

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Most commonly used practices for EQIP contracts in Montana

EQIP impacts on resource concerns in Montana, 1998-2015

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EQIP payments by county in Montana, 1998-2015

1Richland County, Montana$8,430,894
2Big Horn County, Montana$7,161,307
3Rosebud County, Montana$6,528,175
4Roosevelt County, Montana$6,260,934
5Blaine County, Montana$5,954,293
6Dawson County, Montana$5,938,892
7Musselshell County, Montana$5,869,814
8Pondera County, Montana$5,621,390
9Sweet Grass County, Montana$5,563,201
10Hill County, Montana$5,337,005
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Montana, 2012

Land in Montana, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:28,008
Total Acres in Farms:59,758,917
Cropland Acres:17,022,177
Permanent pasture and rangeland:39,293,812
Woodland Acres:2,609,922
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:833,006

Livestock in Montana, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory2,633,740
Layers inventory 464,802
Sheep and lambs inventory236,646
Hogs and pigs inventory173,953
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold166,380

Crops in Montana, 2012


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