Conservation in Utah


USDA Conservation Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Time Frame: 1997-2015
Contracts: 5,219
Payments: $180,011,890

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)

Time Frame: 2004-2015
Contracts: 88
Payments: $3,735,166

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Time Frame: 2011-2014
Contracts: 184
Payments: $10,035,471

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Time Frame: 1995-2015
Recipients: 1,844
Payments: $127,637,481



USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Utah, 2012

Land in Utah, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:18,027
Total Acres in Farms:10,974,396
Cropland Acres:1,645,898
Permanent pasture and rangeland:8,606,154
Woodland Acres:434,316
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:288,028

Livestock in Utah, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Layers inventory 3,814,859
Cattle and calves inventory776,833
Hogs and pigs inventory731,666
Sheep and lambs inventory287,883
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold4,310

Crops in Utah, 2012


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