Conservation in New Mexico

New Mexico

USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1998-2015
Contracts: 6,773
Payments: $201,609,994

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2005-2015
Contracts: 181
Payments: $3,408,228

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 521
Payments: $48,287,472

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1995-2015
Recipients: 3,952
Payments: $366,031,205



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for New Mexico, 2012

Land in New Mexico, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:24,721
Total Acres in Farms:43,201,023
Cropland Acres:1,976,689
Permanent pasture and rangeland:37,973,029
Woodland Acres:2,950,519
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:300,786

Livestock in New Mexico, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Cattle and calves inventory1,354,240
Sheep and lambs inventory89,745
Layers inventory 66,653
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold11,852
Hogs and pigs inventory1,294

Crops in New Mexico, 2012


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