EQIP in Nebraska


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Nebraska

EQIP payments by fiscal year in Nebraska

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, Nebraska

1Cover Crop $13,350,556
2Livestock Pipeline$7,757,180
3Sprinkler System$6,856,329
4Conservation Crop Rotation $6,077,115
6Watering Facility$4,751,032
7Pumping Plant$4,547,588
9Brush Management$4,047,673
10Irrigation Water Management $4,028,098
11Underground Outlet$3,580,954
12Irrigation System- Microirrigation$3,290,841
13Water Well$2,327,054
14Waste Storage Facility$1,667,394
15Irrigation Pipeline$1,073,429
16Prescribed Grazing $1,057,480
17Forage and Biomass Planting $869,842
18Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $710,969
19Water and Sediment Control Basin$685,800
20Nutrient Management $685,367
21Forest Stand Improvement$651,214
22Access Control$608,345
23Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan$597,279
24Prescribed Burning$572,659
25Conservation Cover $561,711
26Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $530,399
27Grassed Waterway $526,630
28Roofs and Covers$500,209
29Range Planting $490,137
30Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $487,087
31Mulching $482,948
32Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $406,596
33High Tunnel System$354,501
34TA Design$353,115
35Structure for Water Control$347,415
36Fuel Break$329,480
37Grade Stabilization Structure$326,237
38Wetland Restoration$214,463
39TA Application$210,945
40Pest Management Conservation System$203,506
42Heavy Use Area Protection$194,134
43Waste Transfer$174,492
44Critical Area Planting$172,096
45Windbreak/Shelterbelt Renovation $144,072
46Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Clay Treatment$106,636
47Obstruction Removal$95,545
48Emergency Animal Mortality Management$86,367
49TA Check-Out$81,285
51Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Soil Treatment$72,762
52Prescribed Burning Plan - Written$64,994
53Animal Mortality Facility$63,826
54Herbaceous Weed Treatment$59,548
55Well Decommissioning$54,860
56Waste Facility Closure$51,505
57Vegetated Treatment Area$37,028
58Conservation Plan Supporting Organic Transition$32,956
59Tree & Shrub Establishment $32,090
60Stream Crossing$30,329
62Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$28,171
63Pond Sealing or Lining- Flexible Membrane$27,500
64Field Border $26,499
65Combustion System Improvement$21,330
66Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$16,070
67Livestock Shelter Structure$15,246
68Wetland Enhancement$12,965
69Woody Residue Treatment$11,536
70Pond Sealing or Lining- Bentonite Sealant$9,137
71Nutrient Management Plan - Written$6,946
72Subsurface Drain$6,452
73Spring Development$4,276
74Riparian Herbaceous Cover $3,104
75Dike or Levee$1,974
76Filter Strip $1,773
77Irrigation Reservoir$1,260
78Fishpond Management$1,183
79Erroneous Underpayment$933
80Early Successional Habitat Development-Mgt$710
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 Total Payments, 2017-202087,721,318
NRCS climate smart practice.

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

1Cover Crop $13,350,556
2Conservation Crop Rotation $6,077,115
3Irrigation Water Management $4,028,098
4Prescribed Grazing $1,057,480
5Forage and Biomass Planting $869,842
6Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $710,969
7Nutrient Management $685,367
8Conservation Cover $561,711
9Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $530,399
10Grassed Waterway $526,630
11Range Planting $490,137
12Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $487,087
13Mulching $482,948
14Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $406,596
15Windbreak/Shelterbelt Renovation $144,072
16Tree & Shrub Establishment $32,090
17Field Border $26,499
18Riparian Herbaceous Cover $3,104
19Filter Strip $1,773
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$30,472,473
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Cherry County, Nebraska$3,881,562
2Lincoln County, Nebraska$2,842,640
3Dawes County, Nebraska$2,283,961
4Saunders County, Nebraska$2,169,807
5Adams County, Nebraska$1,881,411
6Clay County, Nebraska$1,428,506
7Sheridan County, Nebraska$1,209,870
8Brown County, Nebraska$1,133,922
9Holt County, Nebraska$1,116,513
10Pawnee County, Nebraska$1,106,562
11Antelope County, Nebraska$1,041,226
12Merrick County, Nebraska$974,601
13Pierce County, Nebraska$966,625
14Washington County, Nebraska$952,906
15Otoe County, Nebraska$937,082
16Knox County, Nebraska$899,156
17Frontier County, Nebraska$868,663
18Custer County, Nebraska$838,344
19Hayes County, Nebraska$828,713
20Thomas County, Nebraska$767,911
21Hitchcock County, Nebraska$764,929
22Blaine County, Nebraska$763,745
23Cass County, Nebraska$762,105
24Boyd County, Nebraska$752,563
25Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska$748,973
26Hooker County, Nebraska$745,987
27Dawson County, Nebraska$734,982
28Butler County, Nebraska$621,286
29Johnson County, Nebraska$620,280
30Burt County, Nebraska$605,375
31Nance County, Nebraska$595,916
32Fillmore County, Nebraska$569,279
33Thayer County, Nebraska$549,550
34Red Willow County, Nebraska$440,317
35Saline County, Nebraska$437,904
36Banner County, Nebraska$428,201
37Lancaster County, Nebraska$378,578
38Loup County, Nebraska$372,911
39Madison County, Nebraska$369,220
40Colfax County, Nebraska$368,276
41Furnas County, Nebraska$366,873
42Chase County, Nebraska$361,131
43Garfield County, Nebraska$357,363
44Seward County, Nebraska$355,197
45Dodge County, Nebraska$354,688
46Cedar County, Nebraska$352,429
47Nemaha County, Nebraska$349,799
48Dundy County, Nebraska$343,547
49Wayne County, Nebraska$330,572
50York County, Nebraska$321,306
51Harlan County, Nebraska$308,957
52Hamilton County, Nebraska$282,298
53Howard County, Nebraska$277,068
54Platte County, Nebraska$264,059
55Wheeler County, Nebraska$257,961
56Hall County, Nebraska$254,015
57Sioux County, Nebraska$229,489
58Morrill County, Nebraska$226,566
59Dixon County, Nebraska$220,498
60Garden County, Nebraska$186,152
61Webster County, Nebraska$175,413
62Cuming County, Nebraska$173,500
63Gosper County, Nebraska$169,795
64Kimball County, Nebraska$167,677
65Keith County, Nebraska$153,948
66Buffalo County, Nebraska$152,187
67Nuckolls County, Nebraska$150,288
68Franklin County, Nebraska$149,431
69Keya Paha County, Nebraska$145,889
70Polk County, Nebraska$130,336
71Perkins County, Nebraska$127,813
72Gage County, Nebraska$126,485
73Rock County, Nebraska$120,335
74Stanton County, Nebraska$119,853
75Jefferson County, Nebraska$119,465
76Greeley County, Nebraska$112,022
77Cheyenne County, Nebraska$101,788
78Boone County, Nebraska$98,058
79Valley County, Nebraska$94,668
80Thurston County, Nebraska$88,983
81Grant County, Nebraska$76,515
82Logan County, Nebraska$73,788
83Sherman County, Nebraska$71,984
84Kearney County, Nebraska$71,924
85Douglas County, Nebraska$33,789
86McPherson County, Nebraska$23,252
87Richardson County, Nebraska$21,719
88Dakota County, Nebraska$18,748
89Phelps County, Nebraska$12,327
90Deuel County, Nebraska$10,279
91Arthur County, Nebraska$8,370
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Nebraska, 2017

Land in Nebraska, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:46,332
Total Acres in Farms:44,986,821
Cropland Acres:22,242,599
Permanent pasture and rangeland:21,531,851
Woodland Acres:352,535

Livestock in Nebraska, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 7,353,761
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold6,785,473
Cattle and calves inventory6,759,945
Hogs and pigs inventory3,584,756
Sheep and lambs inventory63,043

Crops in Nebraska, 2017


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