Conservation in Nevada


USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1998-2015
Contracts: 1,224
Payments: $68,674,318

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2006-2015
Contracts: 69
Payments: $1,764,287

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 57
Payments: $2,335,927

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1996-2015
Recipients: 13
Payments: $408,235



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Nevada, 2012

Land in Nevada, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:4,137
Total Acres in Farms:5,913,761
Cropland Acres:756,852
Permanent pasture and rangeland:4,648,950
Woodland Acres:100,056
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:407,903

Livestock in Nevada, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory420,322
Sheep and lambs inventory91,934
Layers inventory 21,209
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold0
Hogs and pigs inventory0

Crops in Nevada, 2012


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