EQIP in North Carolina

North Carolina

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in North Carolina

EQIP payments by fiscal year in North Carolina

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, North Carolina

1Animal Mortality Facility$14,249,623
2Waste Storage Facility$6,860,658
3Cover Crop $6,147,512
4Roofs and Covers$4,896,130
5Streambank and Shoreline Protection$4,273,611
6Channel Bed Stabilization$2,153,715
7High Tunnel System$2,065,242
9Prescribed Burning$1,515,684
10Forest Stand Improvement$1,508,021
11Structure for Water Control$1,506,217
12Livestock Pipeline$1,450,254
13Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$1,398,075
14Emergency Animal Mortality Management$1,380,802
15Watering Facility$1,352,326
16Conservation Crop Rotation $1,325,086
17Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$1,187,695
18Tree & Shrub Establishment $1,055,477
19Stream Habitat Improvement and Management$920,659
20Water Well$856,832
21Heavy Use Area Protection$773,617
22Roof Runoff Structure$691,224
23Stream Crossing$666,802
24Waste Facility Closure$580,971
25Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $529,918
26Nutrient Management $524,596
27Pumping Plant$449,158
28Energy Efficient Building Envelope$417,042
30Energy Efficient Lighting System$319,244
31Access Road$302,794
32Forage and Biomass Planting $270,832
33Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$238,759
34Waste Transfer$225,266
35Trails and Walkways$185,300
36Forest Management Plan$135,281
37Prescribed Grazing $130,056
38Conservation Plan Supporting Organic Transition$120,888
39Pest Management Conservation System$113,588
40Spoil Disposal$112,283
41Critical Area Planting$111,621
42Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$111,269
43Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan$106,960
44Sprinkler System$104,997
45Early Successional Habitat Development-Mgt$84,046
46Conservation Cover $76,077
47Brush Management$75,799
48Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Clay Treatment$75,394
49Forest Trails and Landings$69,865
50Mulching $60,073
51Lined Waterway or Outlet$59,484
52Grade Stabilization Structure$46,268
53Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Soil Treatment$44,250
54Agrichemical Handling Facility$40,810
55Irrigation System- Microirrigation$34,245
56Underground Outlet$28,931
57Well Decommissioning$24,956
58Grassed Waterway $24,374
59Irrigation Water Management Plan - Written$19,008
60Pond Sealing or Lining- Soil Dispersant$15,502
61Irrigation Pipeline$14,367
62Spring Development$13,851
63Access Control$13,535
64Composting Facility$12,267
65Drainage Water Management$11,681
66Integrated Pest Management Plan - Written$7,570
67Irrigation Water Management $6,413
68Grazing Management Plan - Written$6,232
69Fish and Wildlife Habitat Plan - Written$5,824
70Agricultural Energy Management Plan-Headquarters (AgEMP)$5,760
71Nutrient Management Plan - Written$5,532
72Herbaceous Weed Treatment$4,896
74Riparian Forest Buffer $1,583
75Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $1,512
76Erroneous Underpayment$1,153
77Field Border $951
78Subsurface Drain$832
79Wetland Creation$654
80Riparian Herbaceous Cover $239
81Restoration of Rare or Declining Natural Communities$200
82Groundwater Testing$45
83Forage Harvest Management$11
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 Total Payments, 2017-202066,360,119
NRCS climate smart practice.

NCRS climate smart practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, North Carolina

1Cover Crop $6,147,512
2Conservation Crop Rotation $1,325,086
3Tree & Shrub Establishment $1,055,477
4Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $529,918
5Nutrient Management $524,596
6Forage and Biomass Planting $270,832
7Prescribed Grazing $130,056
8Conservation Cover $76,077
9Mulching $60,073
10Grassed Waterway $24,374
11Irrigation Water Management $6,413
12Riparian Forest Buffer $1,583
13Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $1,512
14Field Border $951
15Riparian Herbaceous Cover $239
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$10,154,697
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Randolph County, North Carolina$2,244,097
2Robeson County, North Carolina$1,597,002
3Moore County, North Carolina$1,439,381
4Ashe County, North Carolina$982,792
5Jones County, North Carolina$945,590
6Duplin County, North Carolina$912,000
7Northampton County, North Carolina$676,820
8Sampson County, North Carolina$593,423
9Bladen County, North Carolina$555,745
10Cleveland County, North Carolina$519,723
11Surry County, North Carolina$477,952
12Anson County, North Carolina$441,568
13Wilkes County, North Carolina$431,839
14Martin County, North Carolina$427,685
15Richmond County, North Carolina$319,794
16Halifax County, North Carolina$297,903
17Wake County, North Carolina$242,003
18Hyde County, North Carolina$228,364
19Chowan County, North Carolina$195,746
20Yadkin County, North Carolina$182,670
21Lenoir County, North Carolina$162,416
22Haywood County, North Carolina$130,371
23Buncombe County, North Carolina$127,457
24Cherokee County, North Carolina$127,254
25Stanly County, North Carolina$122,022
26Harnett County, North Carolina$105,985
27Wayne County, North Carolina$60,000
28Graham County, North Carolina$57,586
29Wilson County, North Carolina$56,128
30Caswell County, North Carolina$54,146
31Beaufort County, North Carolina$52,089
32Scotland County, North Carolina$46,231
33Madison County, North Carolina$45,842
34Mitchell County, North Carolina$45,437
35Hoke County, North Carolina$40,861
36Watauga County, North Carolina$40,672
37Pender County, North Carolina$37,649
38Iredell County, North Carolina$37,578
39Bertie County, North Carolina$36,177
40Greene County, North Carolina$34,565
41Alleghany County, North Carolina$34,512
42Caldwell County, North Carolina$21,670
43Swain County, North Carolina$15,458
44Vance County, North Carolina$14,381
45Yancey County, North Carolina$14,143
46Warren County, North Carolina$11,935
47Catawba County, North Carolina$11,863
48Nash County, North Carolina$11,386
49Transylvania County, North Carolina$9,994
50McDowell County, North Carolina$8,830
51Avery County, North Carolina$5,716
52Orange County, North Carolina$4,195
53Chatham County, North Carolina$3,816
54Cumberland County, North Carolina$3,501
55Alexander County, North Carolina$3,375
56Stokes County, North Carolina$3,206
57Columbus County, North Carolina$3,189
58Henderson County, North Carolina$1,257
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for North Carolina, 2017

Land in North Carolina, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:46,418
Total Acres in Farms:8,430,522
Cropland Acres:5,000,685
Permanent pasture and rangeland:947,028
Woodland Acres:2,014,540

Livestock in North Carolina, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold832,869,502
Layers inventory 14,160,452
Hogs and pigs inventory8,899,459
Cattle and calves inventory776,271
Sheep and lambs inventory32,729

Crops in North Carolina, 2017


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