EQIP in Tennessee


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Tennessee

EQIP payments by fiscal year in Tennessee

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, Tennessee

1Cover Crop $39,262,742
3Livestock Pipeline$6,586,881
4Watering Facility$3,745,709
5Streambank and Shoreline Protection$3,721,627
6Heavy Use Area Protection$2,691,905
7Water Well$2,582,160
8Grade Stabilization Structure$2,565,261
9Forest Stand Improvement$2,507,543
10Roofs and Covers$2,377,094
11Forage and Biomass Planting $2,095,765
12Underground Outlet$1,910,621
13Waste Storage Facility$1,654,432
14High Tunnel System$1,548,000
15Water and Sediment Control Basin$1,542,179
16Pumping Plant$1,229,056
17Stream Crossing$1,002,868
18Access Road$949,160
19Prescribed Grazing $729,997
20Animal Mortality Facility$648,663
21Forest Management Plan$621,520
22Energy Efficient Building Envelope$542,441
23Brush Management$488,135
24Waste Transfer$373,612
25Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$341,286
26Conservation Cover $339,806
27Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan$338,485
28Mulching $326,981
29Tree & Shrub Establishment $283,806
30Nutrient Management $248,474
31Roof Runoff Structure$224,051
32Critical Area Planting$209,519
33Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$190,322
34Sprinkler System$184,111
35Herbaceous Weed Treatment$178,351
36Lined Waterway or Outlet$175,043
37Sinkhole Treatment$174,659
38Trails and Walkways$143,094
39Irrigation System- Microirrigation$136,306
40Structure for Water Control$134,417
41Spring Development$129,254
42Channel Bed Stabilization$106,997
43Prescribed Burning$92,870
45Irrigation Pipeline$84,597
47Obstruction Removal$83,633
49Riparian Forest Buffer $78,216
50Conservation Plan Supporting Organic Transition$47,970
51Clearing and Snagging$47,694
52Irrigation Water Management $46,057
53Early Successional Habitat Development-Mgt$44,532
54Dike or Levee$43,069
55Waste Facility Closure$40,933
57Access Control$30,609
58Hedgerow Planting $28,751
59Irrigation Water Management Plan - Written$23,549
60Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Soil Treatment$22,680
61Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$20,998
62Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$20,805
63Grassed Waterway $17,182
64Subsurface Drain$16,401
65Energy Efficient Lighting System$14,498
66Composting Facility$13,744
67Livestock Shelter Structure$12,024
68Field Border $11,891
69Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Clay Treatment$10,140
70Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $5,564
71Stormwater Runoff Control$5,373
72Silvopasture $3,504
73Nutrient Management Plan - Written$3,413
74Well Decommissioning$3,154
75Conservation Crop Rotation $2,946
76Road/Trail/Landing Closure and Treatment$2,872
77Wetland Enhancement$2,784
78Forage Harvest Management$1,609
79Riparian Herbaceous Cover $1,269
80Erroneous Underpayment$861
81Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $819
82Filter Strip $582
83Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $179
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 Total Payments, 2017-202096,675,339
NRCS climate smart practice.

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

1Cover Crop $39,262,742
2Forage and Biomass Planting $2,095,765
3Prescribed Grazing $729,997
4Conservation Cover $339,806
5Mulching $326,981
6Tree & Shrub Establishment $283,806
7Nutrient Management $248,474
8Riparian Forest Buffer $78,216
9Irrigation Water Management $46,057
10Hedgerow Planting $28,751
11Grassed Waterway $17,182
12Field Border $11,891
13Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $5,564
14Silvopasture $3,504
15Conservation Crop Rotation $2,946
16Riparian Herbaceous Cover $1,269
17Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $819
18Filter Strip $582
19Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $179
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$43,484,529
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Hawkins County, Tennessee$4,162,328
2Henry County, Tennessee$3,347,085
3Crockett County, Tennessee$2,451,753
4Grainger County, Tennessee$2,432,210
5Madison County, Tennessee$2,430,438
6Gibson County, Tennessee$2,317,607
7Carroll County, Tennessee$2,242,508
8Hancock County, Tennessee$2,074,841
9Maury County, Tennessee$1,961,943
10Lauderdale County, Tennessee$1,833,411
11Obion County, Tennessee$1,831,938
12Chester County, Tennessee$1,820,319
13Greene County, Tennessee$1,701,146
14Henderson County, Tennessee$1,586,672
15Haywood County, Tennessee$1,524,601
16Washington County, Tennessee$1,501,938
17Hardin County, Tennessee$1,375,520
18Claiborne County, Tennessee$1,273,611
19Fayette County, Tennessee$1,239,402
20Coffee County, Tennessee$1,134,121
21Bedford County, Tennessee$1,124,610
22Dyer County, Tennessee$1,074,617
23Hardeman County, Tennessee$1,053,115
24Weakley County, Tennessee$989,708
25Giles County, Tennessee$943,530
26Wayne County, Tennessee$902,936
27Lawrence County, Tennessee$876,561
28Sullivan County, Tennessee$873,204
29Bradley County, Tennessee$822,250
30Hickman County, Tennessee$807,994
31Wilson County, Tennessee$794,212
32McNairy County, Tennessee$791,097
33Tipton County, Tennessee$762,063
34McMinn County, Tennessee$760,741
35Lincoln County, Tennessee$724,983
36Robertson County, Tennessee$715,337
37Smith County, Tennessee$633,760
38Polk County, Tennessee$629,327
39Cannon County, Tennessee$603,539
40White County, Tennessee$603,384
41Fentress County, Tennessee$587,102
42Decatur County, Tennessee$534,132
43Clay County, Tennessee$530,024
44Jefferson County, Tennessee$526,839
45Warren County, Tennessee$502,883
46Monroe County, Tennessee$496,737
47Benton County, Tennessee$479,343
48Marshall County, Tennessee$475,797
49Union County, Tennessee$459,911
50Macon County, Tennessee$410,071
51Overton County, Tennessee$398,073
52Humphreys County, Tennessee$390,127
53Shelby County, Tennessee$309,592
54Knox County, Tennessee$287,477
55Hamblen County, Tennessee$284,276
56Loudon County, Tennessee$265,051
57Rhea County, Tennessee$261,842
58Williamson County, Tennessee$234,471
59Dickson County, Tennessee$195,368
60Franklin County, Tennessee$184,409
61Jackson County, Tennessee$178,142
62Blount County, Tennessee$173,702
63Montgomery County, Tennessee$161,709
64Anderson County, Tennessee$160,100
65DeKalb County, Tennessee$152,016
66Bledsoe County, Tennessee$143,858
67Cumberland County, Tennessee$125,589
68Putnam County, Tennessee$125,451
69Moore County, Tennessee$114,005
70Rutherford County, Tennessee$107,334
71Lake County, Tennessee$104,628
72Meigs County, Tennessee$102,818
73Van Buren County, Tennessee$100,391
74Davidson County, Tennessee$90,244
75Sumner County, Tennessee$87,298
76Cocke County, Tennessee$84,594
77Sequatchie County, Tennessee$82,302
78Pickett County, Tennessee$79,603
79Marion County, Tennessee$65,743
80Grundy County, Tennessee$58,265
81Houston County, Tennessee$57,839
82Roane County, Tennessee$55,525
83Hamilton County, Tennessee$54,405
84Unicoi County, Tennessee$49,514
85Perry County, Tennessee$41,518
86Lewis County, Tennessee$39,072
87Scott County, Tennessee$34,115
88Carter County, Tennessee$25,912
89Cheatham County, Tennessee$24,377
90Johnson County, Tennessee$23,960
91Sevier County, Tennessee$19,343
92Trousdale County, Tennessee$11,707
93Campbell County, Tennessee$11,611
94Stewart County, Tennessee$4,819
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Tennessee, 2017

Land in Tennessee, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:69,983
Total Acres in Farms:10,874,238
Cropland Acres:5,286,321
Permanent pasture and rangeland:2,633,066
Woodland Acres:2,473,436

Livestock in Tennessee, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold169,503,820
Layers inventory 1,986,321
Cattle and calves inventory1,820,101
Hogs and pigs inventory225,044
Sheep and lambs inventory60,809

Crops in Tennessee, 2017


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