Conservation in Idaho


USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1998-2015
Contracts: 4,713
Payments: $142,392,892

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2004-2015
Contracts: 181
Payments: $4,813,015

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 313
Payments: $20,160,383

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1995-2015
Recipients: 8,677
Payments: $663,680,006



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Idaho, 2012

Land in Idaho, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:24,816
Total Acres in Farms:11,760,109
Cropland Acres:5,793,347
Permanent pasture and rangeland:4,876,536
Woodland Acres:584,265
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:505,961

Livestock in Idaho, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory2,397,541
Layers inventory 655,346
Sheep and lambs inventory231,078
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold10,053
Hogs and pigs inventory0

Crops in Idaho, 2012


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