EQIP in Utah


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Utah

EQIP payments by fiscal year in Utah

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, Utah

1Sprinkler System$24,125,053
2Brush Management$11,099,825
3Irrigation Pipeline$10,645,434
4Range Planting $4,340,674
5Livestock Pipeline$3,216,484
6Woody Residue Treatment$2,521,967
8Pumping Plant$2,079,928
9Streambank and Shoreline Protection$1,558,147
10Structure for Water Control$1,480,080
11Irrigation Ditch Lining$1,463,158
12Watering Facility$1,306,570
13Cover Crop $1,051,366
14Forest Stand Improvement$946,119
15Irrigation Land Leveling$883,918
17High Tunnel System$719,580
18Herbaceous Weed Treatment$703,382
19TA Design$623,599
20Irrigation Reservoir$449,455
21Waste Transfer$423,526
22Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $388,055
23Waste Storage Facility$383,018
24Water Well$345,965
25Irrigation System- Microirrigation$310,922
26Obstruction Removal$293,036
27Prescribed Grazing $273,234
28Pond Sealing or Lining- Flexible Membrane$260,517
29TA Application$223,973
30Forage and Biomass Planting $219,423
31Stream Habitat Improvement and Management$213,855
32Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $211,981
33Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Soil Treatment$202,854
34Irrigation System- Surface and Subsurface$200,997
35Irrigation Water Management $189,358
36TA Check-Out$178,889
37Waste Recycling$150,000
38Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Clay Treatment$128,478
39Conservation Cover $113,466
40Channel Bed Stabilization$107,844
41Pest Management Conservation System$88,904
42Stream Crossing$75,924
43Clearing and Snagging$75,773
44Heavy Use Area Protection$70,949
45Spring Development$57,092
46Nutrient Management $55,107
47Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $50,876
48Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $42,102
49Open Channel$41,840
50Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$39,819
51Energy Efficient Lighting System$37,349
52Grade Stabilization Structure$32,121
53Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$28,610
54Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan$26,509
55Water and Sediment Control Basin$22,701
56Pond Sealing or Lining- Bentonite Sealant$21,763
57Tree & Shrub Establishment $17,949
58Structures for Wildlife$17,616
59Equitable Relief Payment$16,026
60Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$13,032
61Riparian Herbaceous Cover $12,571
63Irrigation Water Management Plan - Written$11,827
65Critical Area Planting$10,382
66Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $10,086
67Grassed Waterway $9,346
68Pollinator Habitat Plan - Written$8,818
69Riparian Forest Buffer $8,045
70Water Harvesting Catchment$7,289
71Mulching $7,162
72Access Road$6,636
73Waste Treatment$6,455
74Pond Sealing or Lining- Geomembrane or Geosynthetic Clay Liner$5,634
75Lined Waterway or Outlet$4,238
76Irrigation Canal or Lateral$3,709
77Fuel Break$3,266
79Forest Management Plan$2,318
80Spoil Disposal$2,053
81Hedgerow Planting $1,866
82On-Farm Secondary Containment Facility$1,710
83Precision Land Forming and Smoothing$1,494
84Prescribed Burning$1,432
85Conservation Crop Rotation $966
86Restoration of Rare or Declining Natural Communities$941
87Filter Strip $874
88Roof Runoff Structure$810
89Other Payment$681
90Deep Tillage$659
91Trails and Walkways$367
92Energy Efficient Building Envelope$148
93Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$64
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 Total Payments, 2017-202078,242,950
NRCS climate smart practice.

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

1Range Planting $4,340,674
2Cover Crop $1,051,366
3Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $388,055
4Prescribed Grazing $273,234
5Forage and Biomass Planting $219,423
6Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $211,981
7Irrigation Water Management $189,358
8Conservation Cover $113,466
9Nutrient Management $55,107
10Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $50,876
11Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $42,102
12Tree & Shrub Establishment $17,949
13Riparian Herbaceous Cover $12,571
14Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $10,086
15Grassed Waterway $9,346
16Riparian Forest Buffer $8,045
17Mulching $7,162
18Hedgerow Planting $1,866
19Conservation Crop Rotation $966
20Filter Strip $874
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$7,004,508
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Box Elder County, Utah$7,917,882
2Emery County, Utah$7,686,060
3Uintah County, Utah$6,387,150
4Iron County, Utah$5,487,255
5Duchesne County, Utah$5,355,919
6Cache County, Utah$3,615,111
7Tooele County, Utah$2,678,725
8Garfield County, Utah$2,450,789
9Kane County, Utah$1,621,916
10Utah County, Utah$1,444,433
11Summit County, Utah$1,426,180
12Sevier County, Utah$1,314,484
13Beaver County, Utah$1,139,726
14San Juan County, Utah$1,075,050
15Millard County, Utah$940,146
16Sanpete County, Utah$891,005
17Rich County, Utah$391,760
18Weber County, Utah$375,943
19Morgan County, Utah$206,714
20Carbon County, Utah$154,253
21Wasatch County, Utah$100,802
22Juab County, Utah$51,842
23Piute County, Utah$19,272
24Daggett County, Utah$6,959
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Utah, 2017

Land in Utah, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:18,409
Total Acres in Farms:10,811,604
Cropland Acres:1,654,371
Permanent pasture and rangeland:8,573,841
Woodland Acres:324,191

Livestock in Utah, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 4,480,850
Cattle and calves inventory764,725
Hogs and pigs inventory549,340
Sheep and lambs inventory300,749

Crops in Utah, 2017


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