EQIP in West Virginia

West Virginia

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in West Virginia

EQIP payments by fiscal year in West Virginia

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2020

Practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, West Virginia

1Roofs and Covers$3,715,113
3Heavy Use Area Protection$3,442,327
4High Tunnel System$3,099,194
5Streambank and Shoreline Protection$1,725,627
6Waste Storage Facility$1,703,023
7Watering Facility$1,253,613
8Livestock Pipeline$1,201,119
9Forage and Biomass Planting $1,002,237
10Water Well$674,747
11Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan$654,935
12Cover Crop $598,462
13Forest Stand Improvement$531,934
14Access Road$516,521
15Brush Management$408,883
16Stream Crossing$354,632
17Roof Runoff Structure$341,255
18Structure for Water Control$276,389
19Stream Habitat Improvement and Management$258,544
20Tree & Shrub Establishment $250,907
21Pumping Plant$247,527
22Energy Efficient Agricultural Operation$237,850
23Early Successional Habitat Development-Mgt$223,388
24Energy Efficient Building Envelope$218,298
25Underground Outlet$210,876
26Prescribed Grazing $200,427
27Forage Harvest Management$193,271
28Spring Development$186,282
29Seasonal High Tunnel for Crops$186,267
30Critical Area Planting$183,232
31Nutrient Management $140,264
32Channel Bed Stabilization$123,010
34Irrigation System- Microirrigation$112,478
35Energy Efficient Lighting System$111,769
36Irrigation Reservoir$104,679
37Irrigation Pipeline$73,137
38Animal Mortality Facility$71,631
39Trails and Walkways$70,465
40Agricultural Energy Management Plan - Written$61,573
41Agrichemical Handling Facility$48,216
42Mulching $47,915
43Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $47,300
44Conservation Cover $34,154
45Conservation Plan Supporting Organic Transition$33,966
46Lined Waterway or Outlet$33,619
47Structures for Wildlife$29,488
48Access Control$29,359
49Subsurface Drain$28,468
50Pest Management Conservation System$20,211
51Tree/Shrub Site Preparation$19,960
52Water Harvesting Catchment$19,623
53Waste Transfer$11,560
54Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $9,907
55Well Decommissioning$9,766
56Integrated Pest Management Plan - Written$7,103
57Aquatic Organism Passage$6,982
58Forest Management Plan$6,516
59Conservation Crop Rotation $3,370
60Field Border $3,139
61Riparian Forest Buffer $3,037
62Forest Trails and Landings$2,340
64Other Payment$914
65Obstruction Removal$509
66Irrigation Water Management $454
67Groundwater Testing$49
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 Total Payments, 2017-202029,178,604
NRCS climate smart practice.

NCRS climate smart practices on EQIP acres, 2017-2020, West Virginia

1Forage and Biomass Planting $1,002,237
2Cover Crop $598,462
3Tree & Shrub Establishment $250,907
4Prescribed Grazing $200,427
5Nutrient Management $140,264
6Mulching $47,915
7Upland Wildlife Habitat Management $47,300
8Conservation Cover $34,154
9Residue & Tillage Management-No Till/Strip Till (Ac.) $9,907
10Conservation Crop Rotation $3,370
11Field Border $3,139
12Riparian Forest Buffer $3,037
13Irrigation Water Management $454
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 Total Climate Smart EQIP payments, 2017-2020$2,341,574
NRCS climate smart practice.

EQIP payments by county, 2017-2021

RankStateEQIP Payments, 2017-2020
1Hardy County, West Virginia$1,181,142
2Barbour County, West Virginia$1,009,959
3Mason County, West Virginia$903,869
4Greenbrier County, West Virginia$833,851
5Hampshire County, West Virginia$798,566
6Monroe County, West Virginia$753,900
7Mineral County, West Virginia$684,103
8Pendleton County, West Virginia$614,675
9Braxton County, West Virginia$478,133
10Grant County, West Virginia$449,676
11Jackson County, West Virginia$403,115
12Harrison County, West Virginia$357,945
13Wood County, West Virginia$274,353
14Wirt County, West Virginia$270,847
15Preston County, West Virginia$244,091
16Jefferson County, West Virginia$201,087
17Upshur County, West Virginia$194,844
18Ritchie County, West Virginia$142,858
19Roane County, West Virginia$136,709
20Pocahontas County, West Virginia$130,072
21Morgan County, West Virginia$128,391
22Putnam County, West Virginia$97,012
23Lewis County, West Virginia$89,505
24Berkeley County, West Virginia$87,012
25Calhoun County, West Virginia$80,657
26Lincoln County, West Virginia$58,206
27Kanawha County, West Virginia$54,794
28Cabell County, West Virginia$44,687
29Marshall County, West Virginia$39,543
30Nicholas County, West Virginia$38,568
31Summers County, West Virginia$31,818
32Doddridge County, West Virginia$24,871
33Gilmer County, West Virginia$17,762
34Tyler County, West Virginia$17,266
35Pleasants County, West Virginia$8,473
36Monongalia County, West Virginia$4,287
37Marion County, West Virginia$2,601
38Wayne County, West Virginia$854
39Webster County, West Virginia$269
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for West Virginia, 2017

Land in West Virginia, 2017

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:23,622
Total Acres in Farms:3,662,178
Cropland Acres:947,710
Permanent pasture and rangeland:1,016,457
Woodland Acres:1,460,507

Livestock in West Virginia, 2017

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold84,728,299
Layers inventory 1,215,655
Cattle and calves inventory380,299
Sheep and lambs inventory34,865
Hogs and pigs inventory5,314

Crops in West Virginia, 2017


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