EQIP in Rhode Island

Rhode Island

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Rhode Island

EQIP payments by fiscal year in Rhode Island

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, Rhode Island

1Restoration of Rare or Declining Natural Communities$2,008,624
2High Tunnel System$701,229
3Forest Stand Improvement$660,385
4Access Road$487,340
5Forest Trails and Landings$303,060
6Aquatic Organism Passage$298,864
7Early Successional Habitat Development-Mgt$217,817
8Roofs and Covers$197,099
9Heavy Use Area Protection$151,187
10Forest Management Plan$149,320
11Stream Crossing$141,313
13Lined Waterway or Outlet$135,189
15Brush Management$100,265
16Pumping Plant$99,787
17Waste Storage Facility$82,979
18Water Well$81,981
19Forage and Biomass Planting $75,379
20Underground Outlet$69,631
21Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan$63,237
22Livestock Pipeline$49,324
23Irrigation Water Management Plan - Written$48,060
24Herbaceous Weed Treatment$45,671
25Structures for Wildlife$37,179
26Stormwater Runoff Control$33,628
27Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$28,850
28Grade Stabilization Structure$26,781
29Cover Crop $25,134
30Roof Runoff Structure$24,144
31Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$20,904
32Mulching $20,778
33Irrigation Pipeline$20,700
34Conservation Cover $19,347
35Sediment Basin$18,576
36Energy Efficient Building Envelope$17,872
37Obstruction Removal$17,173
38Equitable Relief Payment$15,630
39Grassed Waterway $13,765
40Watering Facility$13,396
42Irrigation Water Management $11,843
43Tree & Shrub Establishment $11,609
44Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$11,354
45Structure for Water Control$11,300
46Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $10,765
47Prescribed Grazing $10,440
48Access Control$8,895
49Dry Hydrant$5,247
50Critical Area Planting$5,169
51Grazing Management Plan - Written$4,783
52TA Application$3,849
53TA Check-Out$2,607
54Nutrient Management $2,133
55Nutrient Management Plan - Written$2,048
56Trails and Walkways$1,844
57Integrated Pest Management Plan - Written$1,706
58Erroneous Underpayment$960
59Forage Harvest Management$374
60Field Border $373
61Filter Strip $62
62Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$25
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 Total Payments, 2017-20206,880,621
NRCS climate smart practice.

NCRS climate smart practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, Rhode Island

1Forage and Biomass Planting $75,379
2Cover Crop $25,134
3Mulching $20,778
4Conservation Cover $19,347
5Grassed Waterway $13,765
6Irrigation Water Management $11,843
7Tree & Shrub Establishment $11,609
8Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $10,765
9Prescribed Grazing $10,440
10Nutrient Management $2,133
11Field Border $373
12Filter Strip $62
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$201,628
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Washington County, Rhode Island$1,729,681
2Providence County, Rhode Island$663,779
3Newport County, Rhode Island$658,530
4Kent County, Rhode Island$102,410
5Bristol County, Rhode Island$21,759


USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Rhode Island, 2017

Land in Rhode Island, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:1,043
Total Acres in Farms:56,864
Cropland Acres:17,654
Permanent pasture and rangeland:5,914
Woodland Acres:25,535

Livestock in Rhode Island, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 55,681
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold6,859
Cattle and calves inventory5,003
Hogs and pigs inventory1,923
Sheep and lambs inventory1,781

Crops in Rhode Island, 2017


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