Conservation in Nebraska


USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1998-2015
Contracts: 17,486
Payments: $274,737,701

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2004-2015
Contracts: 423
Payments: $4,167,965

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 2,392
Payments: $136,004,105

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1995-2015
Recipients: 37,900
Payments: $1,378,146,159



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Nebraska, 2012

Land in Nebraska, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:49,969
Total Acres in Farms:45,331,783
Cropland Acres:21,597,393
Permanent pasture and rangeland:22,297,424
Woodland Acres:442,660
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:994,306

Livestock in Nebraska, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 9,351,688
Cattle and calves inventory6,385,675
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold4,777,716
Hogs and pigs inventory2,992,576
Sheep and lambs inventory71,771

Crops in Nebraska, 2012


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