EQIP in New Jersey

New Jersey

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in New Jersey

EQIP payments by fiscal year in New Jersey

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, New Jersey

1Cover Crop $3,023,794
2Sprinkler System$2,685,728
3Irrigation Pipeline$741,617
4Stream Habitat Improvement and Management$583,244
5Roofs and Covers$532,532
6Agrichemical Handling Facility$514,246
7High Tunnel System$469,246
9Waste Storage Facility$425,147
10Restoration of Rare or Declining Natural Communities$385,493
11Forest Management Plan$381,331
12Irrigation System- Microirrigation$380,297
13Heavy Use Area Protection$363,228
14Forest Stand Improvement$301,972
15Energy Efficient Building Envelope$261,953
16Irrigation Water Management $245,908
17Brush Management$239,196
18Early Successional Habitat Development-Mgt$168,921
19Forage and Biomass Planting $167,506
20Grade Stabilization Structure$156,864
21Underground Outlet$148,481
22Nutrient Management Plan - Written$143,423
23Conservation Cover $134,513
24Lined Waterway or Outlet$129,962
25Mulching $129,922
26Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $116,400
27Streambank and Shoreline Protection$112,999
28Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan$93,490
29Aquatic Organism Passage$85,642
30Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $82,829
31Tree & Shrub Establishment $80,829
32Energy Efficient Lighting System$79,440
33Obstruction Removal$79,102
34Roof Runoff Structure$78,203
35Livestock Pipeline$69,248
36Trails and Walkways$69,098
37Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$68,967
38Pumping Plant$50,030
39Structure for Water Control$44,072
40Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $43,885
41Prescribed Burning$43,525
42Nutrient Management $40,440
43Combustion System Improvement$40,025
44Watering Facility$39,082
45Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$27,562
47Bivalve Aquaculture Gear and Biofouling Control$24,592
48Grassed Waterway $24,416
49Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$23,572
50Stream Crossing$23,003
51TA Design$22,057
52Prescribed Grazing $21,641
53Subsurface Drain$21,151
54Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $20,978
55Amending Soil Properties with Gypsum Products$20,269
56Conservation Plan Supporting Organic Transition$19,697
57Critical Area Planting$18,295
58Access Control$18,062
59Structures for Wildlife$17,476
60Pond Sealing or Lining- Flexible Membrane$16,260
61Forest Trails and Landings$15,952
62Pollinator Habitat Plan - Written$14,503
63Water Well$14,500
64Fuel Break$11,249
65Wetland Restoration$10,229
66Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $10,003
67Herbaceous Weed Treatment$9,471
68Water and Sediment Control Basin$7,291
69Spoil Disposal$6,349
70TA Check-Out$6,020
71Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$5,904
72Wetland Enhancement$5,816
73TA Application$5,448
74Waste Transfer$4,863
75Equitable Relief Payment$4,683
76Waste Facility Closure$3,640
77Hedgerow Planting $3,464
78Field Border $3,430
79Fish and Wildlife Habitat Plan - Written$2,838
80Other Payment$2,744
81Access Road$2,256
82Vegetated Treatment Area$1,553
83Contour Buffer Strips $1,460
84Pest Management Conservation System$1,177
85Silvopasture $1,003
87Riparian Herbaceous Cover $383
88Land Smoothing$258
89Conservation Crop Rotation $153
90Filter Strip $107
91Contour Farming$89
92Wildlife Habitat Planting$83
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 Total Payments, 2017-202014,988,658
NRCS climate smart practice.

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

1Cover Crop $3,023,794
2Irrigation Water Management $245,908
3Forage and Biomass Planting $167,506
4Conservation Cover $134,513
5Mulching $129,922
6Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $116,400
7Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $82,829
8Tree & Shrub Establishment $80,829
9Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $43,885
10Nutrient Management $40,440
11Grassed Waterway $24,416
12Prescribed Grazing $21,641
13Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $20,978
14Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $10,003
15Hedgerow Planting $3,464
16Field Border $3,430
17Contour Buffer Strips $1,460
18Silvopasture $1,003
19Riparian Herbaceous Cover $383
20Conservation Crop Rotation $153
21Filter Strip $107
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$4,153,063
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Salem County, New Jersey$2,092,667
2Hunterdon County, New Jersey$1,035,401
3Burlington County, New Jersey$670,699
4Gloucester County, New Jersey$523,693
5Warren County, New Jersey$501,451
6Cumberland County, New Jersey$263,232
7Sussex County, New Jersey$238,268
8Morris County, New Jersey$85,761
9Middlesex County, New Jersey$49,038
10Monmouth County, New Jersey$44,731
11Somerset County, New Jersey$35,376
12Ocean County, New Jersey$33,955
13Mercer County, New Jersey$14,734
14Atlantic County, New Jersey$3,412
15Passaic County, New Jersey$1,258
16Cape May County, New Jersey$71
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for New Jersey, 2017

Land in New Jersey, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:9,883
Total Acres in Farms:734,084
Cropland Acres:463,019
Permanent pasture and rangeland:63,995
Woodland Acres:145,302

Livestock in New Jersey, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 1,631,775
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold217,559
Cattle and calves inventory27,789
Sheep and lambs inventory17,791
Hogs and pigs inventory9,017

Crops in New Jersey, 2017


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