EQIP in New Hampshire

New Hampshire

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in New Hampshire

EQIP payments by fiscal year in New Hampshire

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, New Hampshire

1Stream Habitat Improvement and Management$1,774,933
2Cover Crop $1,094,273
3Forage and Biomass Planting $963,159
4Waste Storage Facility$955,514
5High Tunnel System$938,758
6Forest Stand Improvement$871,762
7Restoration of Rare or Declining Natural Communities$812,868
8Aquatic Organism Passage$755,344
9Early Successional Habitat Development-Mgt$691,638
10Forest Trails and Landings$633,218
11Access Road$511,824
12Brush Management$480,918
13Forest Management Plan$480,724
15Heavy Use Area Protection$393,970
16Stream Crossing$228,827
17Riparian Forest Buffer $224,731
18Combustion System Improvement$194,667
19Roofs and Covers$185,407
20Irrigation System- Microirrigation$184,538
21Conservation Crop Rotation $182,073
22Nutrient Management $150,247
23Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $122,276
24Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$122,093
25Prescribed Grazing $121,838
26Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan$113,425
27Waste Transfer$101,296
28Lined Waterway or Outlet$93,036
29Livestock Pipeline$92,864
30Water Well$90,246
31Pumping Plant$86,915
32Underground Outlet$76,585
33Obstruction Removal$68,196
34Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$67,862
35Tree & Shrub Establishment $63,499
36Irrigation System- Surface and Subsurface$48,870
37Irrigation Pipeline$48,302
38Mulching $45,298
39Structure for Water Control$41,605
40Roof Runoff Structure$39,281
41Critical Area Planting$37,366
42Streambank and Shoreline Protection$35,762
43Trails and Walkways$33,546
44Herbaceous Weed Treatment$33,354
45Subsurface Drain$31,689
46Nutrient Management Plan - Written$25,826
47Pollinator Habitat Plan - Written$25,075
48Irrigation Water Management $24,240
49Access Control$24,059
50Fish and Wildlife Habitat Plan - Written$24,055
51Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$23,315
52Waste Treatment$23,292
53Pond Sealing or Lining- Flexible Membrane$22,709
54Energy Efficient Lighting System$21,988
55Grade Stabilization Structure$20,465
56Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$19,194
57Conservation Cover $17,013
58Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $15,081
59Spring Development$8,730
60Watering Facility$8,229
61Water and Sediment Control Basin$6,888
62Structures for Wildlife$5,727
64Vegetated Treatment Area$5,122
65Grassed Waterway $3,871
66Deep Tillage$3,132
67Conservation Plan Supporting Organic Transition$2,879
68Irrigation Reservoir$2,700
69Energy Efficient Building Envelope$1,901
70Grazing Management Plan - Written$1,120
71Filter Strip $542
72Stormwater Runoff Control$425
73Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $68
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 Total Payments, 2017-202015,069,216
NRCS climate smart practice.

NCRS climate smart practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, New Hampshire

1Cover Crop $1,094,273
2Forage and Biomass Planting $963,159
3Riparian Forest Buffer $224,731
4Conservation Crop Rotation $182,073
5Nutrient Management $150,247
6Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $122,276
7Prescribed Grazing $121,838
8Tree & Shrub Establishment $63,499
9Mulching $45,298
10Irrigation Water Management $24,240
11Conservation Cover $17,013
12Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $15,081
13Grassed Waterway $3,871
14Filter Strip $542
15Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $68
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$3,028,210
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Grafton County, New Hampshire$2,048,029
2Cheshire County, New Hampshire$533,035
3Sullivan County, New Hampshire$457,584
4Carroll County, New Hampshire$435,288
5Merrimack County, New Hampshire$414,761
6Coos County, New Hampshire$401,236
7Strafford County, New Hampshire$160,142
8Hillsborough County, New Hampshire$145,465
9Belknap County, New Hampshire$131,944
10Rockingham County, New Hampshire$69,124


USDA Census of Agriculture Data for New Hampshire, 2017

Land in New Hampshire, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:4,123
Total Acres in Farms:425,393
Cropland Acres:107,996
Permanent pasture and rangeland:28,605
Woodland Acres:249,540

Livestock in New Hampshire, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 246,099
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold128,782
Cattle and calves inventory35,323
Sheep and lambs inventory8,213
Hogs and pigs inventory3,366

Crops in New Hampshire, 2017


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