EQIP in Washington


Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Washington

EQIP payments by fiscal year in Washington

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, Washington

1Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $7,988,909
2Sprinkler System$5,868,269
3Waste Storage Facility$4,548,348
4Pumping Plant$3,788,485
5Forest Stand Improvement$3,102,660
6Tree & Shrub Establishment $2,336,041
7Irrigation Pipeline$2,244,409
8Prescribed Grazing $2,229,914
9Aquatic Organism Passage$2,153,219
10Woody Residue Treatment$1,261,411
12Irrigation System- Microirrigation$1,023,945
13High Tunnel System$935,538
14Irrigation Water Management $843,336
15Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $749,710
16Cover Crop $612,240
17Stream Habitat Improvement and Management$570,633
18Waste Facility Closure$551,048
19Watering Facility$545,217
20Stream Crossing$505,989
21Restoration of Rare or Declining Natural Communities$495,358
22Underground Outlet$466,071
23Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$458,119
24Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$448,461
25Livestock Pipeline$446,144
26Tree/Shrub Pruning$419,757
27Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan$416,855
28Range Planting $286,306
29Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$283,009
30Roofs and Covers$258,897
31Water Well$247,898
32Pond Sealing or Lining- Compacted Clay Treatment$246,235
33Herbaceous Weed Treatment$214,624
34Forest Management Plan$213,999
35Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $207,141
36Riparian Forest Buffer $200,774
37Conservation Cover $198,044
38Heavy Use Area Protection$188,831
39Fuel Break$186,977
40Edge-of-Field Water Quality Monitoring-Data Collection and Evaluation$168,100
41Energy Efficient Lighting System$153,110
42Edge-of-Field Water Quality Monitoring– System Installation$152,495
43Structure for Water Control$150,823
44Drainage Ditch Covering$131,988
45Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$127,933
46Dust Control on Unpaved Roads and Surfaces$127,342
47Mulching $127,229
48Waste Transfer$124,496
49Channel Bed Stabilization$122,476
50Brush Management$122,018
51Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $115,325
52Forage and Biomass Planting $106,709
53Obstruction Removal$106,180
54Access Road$95,413
55Structures for Wildlife$93,497
56Spring Development$90,325
57Nutrient Management $89,853
58Hedgerow Planting $68,614
59Streambank and Shoreline Protection$55,209
60Pest Management Conservation System$51,638
61Open Channel$47,314
62Clearing and Snagging$42,028
63Access Control$40,134
64Critical Area Planting$35,675
65Animal Mortality Facility$35,571
66Conservation Crop Rotation $34,854
67Emergency Animal Mortality Management$29,152
68Agrichemical Handling Facility$23,330
69Roof Runoff Structure$21,914
70Grade Stabilization Structure$21,600
71Pond Sealing or Lining- Flexible Membrane$21,176
72Early Successional Habitat Development-Mgt$20,095
73Energy Efficient Building Envelope$17,610
74Fish and Wildlife Structure$16,395
75Composting Facility$15,827
76Wetland Restoration$14,051
77Combustion System Improvement$11,501
78Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $10,392
79Irrigation Water Management Plan - Written$9,581
80Agricultural Energy Management Plan-Landscape (AgEMP)$9,111
81Field Border $8,240
82Drainage Water Management$7,283
83Erroneous Underpayment$6,742
84Silvopasture $6,103
85Nutrient Management Plan - Written$5,920
88On-Farm Secondary Containment Facility$4,347
89Subsurface Drain$4,137
90Waste Recycling$4,110
91Sediment Basin$2,357
92Conservation Plan Supporting Organic Transition$2,278
93Road/Trail/Landing Closure and Treatment$2,265
94Wetland Wildlife Habitat Management$1,154
95Trails and Walkways$793
96Deep Tillage$653
97Filter Strip $622
98TA Design$457
99TA Application$265
100TA Check-Out$185
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 Total Payments, 2017-202051,889,561
NRCS climate smart practice.

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

1Res. & Tillage Mgt- Mulch-till $7,988,909
2Tree & Shrub Establishment $2,336,041
3Prescribed Grazing $2,229,914
4Irrigation Water Management $843,336
5Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $749,710
6Cover Crop $612,240
7Range Planting $286,306
8Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $207,141
9Riparian Forest Buffer $200,774
10Conservation Cover $198,044
11Mulching $127,229
12Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility $115,325
13Forage and Biomass Planting $106,709
14Nutrient Management $89,853
15Hedgerow Planting $68,614
16Conservation Crop Rotation $34,854
17Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment $10,392
18Field Border $8,240
19Silvopasture $6,103
20Filter Strip $622
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$16,220,355
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Kittitas County, Washington$2,354,881
2Franklin County, Washington$2,102,114
3Douglas County, Washington$1,946,025
4Whatcom County, Washington$1,615,704
5Yakima County, Washington$1,597,342
6Grant County, Washington$922,801
7Lincoln County, Washington$738,757
8Stevens County, Washington$705,062
9Benton County, Washington$557,251
10Grays Harbor County, Washington$546,645
11Okanogan County, Washington$473,080
12Garfield County, Washington$363,978
13Clallam County, Washington$341,120
14Spokane County, Washington$299,759
15Whitman County, Washington$206,353
16Asotin County, Washington$183,948
17Thurston County, Washington$179,671
18Klickitat County, Washington$170,056
19Pacific County, Washington$159,673
20Adams County, Washington$152,754
21Clark County, Washington$144,022
22King County, Washington$131,009
23Chelan County, Washington$104,527
24Lewis County, Washington$88,427
25Ferry County, Washington$82,937
26Jefferson County, Washington$45,751
27Walla Walla County, Washington$35,993
28Pierce County, Washington$32,721
29Cowlitz County, Washington$1,640
30Columbia County, Washington$553
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Washington, 2017

Land in Washington, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:35,793
Total Acres in Farms:14,679,857
Cropland Acres:7,488,625
Permanent pasture and rangeland:4,628,666
Woodland Acres:2,044,726

Livestock in Washington, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold27,101,183
Layers inventory 7,128,683
Cattle and calves inventory1,155,544
Sheep and lambs inventory52,329
Hogs and pigs inventory19,809

Crops in Washington, 2017


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