EQIP in Ohio


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Ohio

EQIP payments by fiscal year in Ohio

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, Ohio

1Cover Crop $22,922,905
2Nutrient Management $10,363,898
3Waste Storage Facility$7,681,380
4Roofs and Covers$7,400,297
6Brush Management$2,761,465
7Heavy Use Area Protection$2,425,141
8High Tunnel System$2,138,039
9Conservation Crop Rotation $1,365,849
10Access Road$1,122,091
11Nutrient Management Plan - Written$1,051,089
12Watering Facility$804,061
13Livestock Pipeline$768,777
14Forest Stand Improvement$602,183
15Forage and Biomass Planting $585,285
16Forest Management Plan$540,686
17Tree & Shrub Establishment $526,001
18Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan$521,564
19Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $482,937
20Animal Mortality Facility$465,653
21Edge-of-Field Water Quality Monitoring-Data Collection and Evaluation$415,228
22Roof Runoff Structure$396,879
23Conservation Cover $396,023
24Prescribed Grazing $392,067
25Waste Transfer$378,624
26Mulching $369,030
27Underground Outlet$269,478
28Structure for Water Control$260,757
29Pumping Plant$250,701
30Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$234,603
31Subsurface Drain$229,851
32Amending Soil Properties with Gypsum Products$218,650
33Grassed Waterway $211,710
34Energy Efficient Lighting System$170,770
35Spring Development$141,062
36Herbaceous Weed Treatment$126,566
37Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $118,690
38Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$96,634
39Pond Sealing or Lining- Flexible Membrane$86,246
40Dike or Levee$72,777
41Water Well$72,334
42Agrichemical Handling Facility$66,341
43Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$66,226
44Structures for Wildlife$60,476
45Stream Crossing$56,087
46Grade Stabilization Structure$50,923
47Lined Waterway or Outlet$48,909
48Energy Efficient Building Envelope$44,508
49Obstruction Removal$42,372
50Irrigation System- Microirrigation$41,231
51Drainage Water Management$36,968
52Conservation Plan Supporting Organic Transition$36,394
53Land Clearing$30,905
54Trails and Walkways$30,340
55Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$29,891
56Wetland Restoration$29,816
57Control Traffic Farming$29,308
58Filter Strip $22,836
59Irrigation Water Management $22,155
60Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Clay Treatment$21,788
61Critical Area Planting$21,480
62Denitrifying Bioreactor$19,396
63Composting Facility$18,866
64Irrigation Pipeline$15,744
65Streambank and Shoreline Protection$15,411
67Waste Facility Closure$14,280
68TA Design$13,031
69Wildlife Habitat Planting$11,099
70Wetland Wildlife Habitat Management$10,504
71Wetland Enhancement$9,729
72Hedgerow Planting $9,080
73Wetland Creation$8,463
74Field Border $8,201
75TA Application$8,098
77Water and Sediment Control Basin$6,866
78Waste Treatment$6,430
79Early Successional Habitat Development-Mgt$5,926
80Saturated Buffer$5,112
81Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $4,997
82Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $4,698
83Pest Management Conservation System$3,971
84Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $3,900
85Amending Soil Properties with Gypsiferous Products$3,725
86Drainage Water Management Plan - Written$2,952
87Pond Sealing or Lining- Geomembrane or Geosynthetic Clay Liner$2,644
88Well Decommissioning$1,479
89TA Check-Out$1,371
90Vegetated Treatment Area$1,059
91Forest Trails and Landings$850
92Sprinkler System$745
93Access Control$412
94Forage Harvest Management$162
95Riparian Forest Buffer $158
96Riparian Herbaceous Cover $137
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 Total Payments, 2017-202073,275,002
NRCS climate smart practice.

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

1Cover Crop $22,922,905
2Nutrient Management $10,363,898
3Conservation Crop Rotation $1,365,849
4Forage and Biomass Planting $585,285
5Tree & Shrub Establishment $526,001
6Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $482,937
7Conservation Cover $396,023
8Prescribed Grazing $392,067
9Mulching $369,030
10Grassed Waterway $211,710
11Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $118,690
12Filter Strip $22,836
13Irrigation Water Management $22,155
14Hedgerow Planting $9,080
15Field Border $8,201
16Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $4,997
17Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $4,698
18Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $3,900
19Riparian Forest Buffer $158
20Riparian Herbaceous Cover $137
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$37,810,557
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Hardin County, Ohio$3,599,238
2Mercer County, Ohio$2,227,498
3Shelby County, Ohio$1,902,628
4Fulton County, Ohio$1,892,653
5Wyandot County, Ohio$1,872,039
6Hancock County, Ohio$1,833,063
7Seneca County, Ohio$1,625,164
8Clermont County, Ohio$1,420,112
9Paulding County, Ohio$1,387,739
10Wood County, Ohio$1,197,396
11Defiance County, Ohio$1,159,878
12Ottawa County, Ohio$1,054,893
13Adams County, Ohio$994,081
14Morgan County, Ohio$941,091
15Sandusky County, Ohio$917,521
16Van Wert County, Ohio$849,358
17Fayette County, Ohio$814,751
18Tuscarawas County, Ohio$777,837
19Preble County, Ohio$571,646
20Brown County, Ohio$562,106
21Guernsey County, Ohio$550,325
22Logan County, Ohio$484,984
23Washington County, Ohio$460,471
24Darke County, Ohio$459,318
25Lorain County, Ohio$438,461
26Coshocton County, Ohio$413,880
27Medina County, Ohio$403,924
28Williams County, Ohio$370,487
29Butler County, Ohio$370,211
30Crawford County, Ohio$361,724
31Carroll County, Ohio$339,390
32Athens County, Ohio$298,473
33Lawrence County, Ohio$279,595
34Putnam County, Ohio$276,894
35Muskingum County, Ohio$270,135
36Monroe County, Ohio$253,587
37Warren County, Ohio$236,620
38Auglaize County, Ohio$223,589
39Highland County, Ohio$214,553
40Columbiana County, Ohio$213,530
41Gallia County, Ohio$212,760
42Licking County, Ohio$202,735
43Morrow County, Ohio$180,219
44Jackson County, Ohio$176,658
45Henry County, Ohio$174,701
46Ross County, Ohio$171,960
47Wayne County, Ohio$168,886
48Hocking County, Ohio$160,308
49Lucas County, Ohio$159,143
50Ashtabula County, Ohio$154,620
51Scioto County, Ohio$150,410
52Cuyahoga County, Ohio$146,303
53Geauga County, Ohio$137,321
54Delaware County, Ohio$136,736
55Noble County, Ohio$126,056
56Jefferson County, Ohio$123,759
57Harrison County, Ohio$105,612
58Meigs County, Ohio$103,932
59Stark County, Ohio$95,821
60Portage County, Ohio$92,724
61Marion County, Ohio$89,527
62Mahoning County, Ohio$87,806
63Trumbull County, Ohio$87,782
64Pike County, Ohio$86,057
65Perry County, Ohio$85,620
66Richland County, Ohio$85,210
67Clinton County, Ohio$78,093
68Belmont County, Ohio$68,620
69Pickaway County, Ohio$65,202
70Montgomery County, Ohio$59,677
71Holmes County, Ohio$58,481
72Knox County, Ohio$54,458
73Summit County, Ohio$51,766
74Lake County, Ohio$43,640
75Ashland County, Ohio$43,439
76Vinton County, Ohio$42,251
77Miami County, Ohio$39,459
78Union County, Ohio$30,433
79Champaign County, Ohio$24,052
80Hamilton County, Ohio$19,771
81Erie County, Ohio$17,769
82Fairfield County, Ohio$16,957
83Greene County, Ohio$12,142
84Clark County, Ohio$10,396
85Madison County, Ohio$1,494
86Franklin County, Ohio$1,464
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Ohio, 2017

Land in Ohio, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:77,805
Total Acres in Farms:13,965,295
Cropland Acres:10,960,704
Permanent pasture and rangeland:952,100
Woodland Acres:1,466,333

Livestock in Ohio, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold97,878,519
Layers inventory 28,868,147
Hogs and pigs inventory2,561,252
Cattle and calves inventory1,284,240
Sheep and lambs inventory127,501

Crops in Ohio, 2017


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