Ranches that are permitted to use grazing allotments administered by the Bureau of Land Management Lower Sonoran Field Office and have benefited from government assistance. The allotments administered by this office are hot and rugged Sonoran Desert. (Additional ranches are added to this list as information becomes available.)
Visit the Arizona Public Land Ranches Home Page for information about ranches in other regions of the state.
Government Assistance For Ranchers Program Key
The EQIP program absorbed the NRCS Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) after 2014.
The Arizona EWP Drought Program was discontinued in 2001 after a critical audit.
Note: Open Space Reserve Grants became LCCGP Grants after 2002.
Note: These grants were previously called Section 319 nonpoint source (NPS) water pollution prevention grants.
|$117,421||TOTAL 2016 - 2022|
The Beloat allotment is located within the BLM’s Sonoran Desert National Monument.
|1999||EWP||$224,717||Paid to Take Cattle Off the Land During Drought|
|2008-2020||EQIP||$559,187||(J-P Cattle Co. LLC, Navajo County)|
|2008-2011||EQIP||$317,815||(Cory S. Johnson)|
|2009||LCCGP #09-57||$75,000||Silver Creek West Irrigation Pipeline|
|$1,536,504||TOTAL 1999 - 2020|
|2022||APWIAP*||$453,905||Rebuild Livestock Fences & Waters Burned in the 2021 Telegraph Fire|
|2023||APWIAP*||$98,600||Rebuild 2 Miles of Livestock Fence Burned in the 2021 Telegraph Fire|
|$583,523||TOTAL 2015 - 2023|
Ranch owner Stephen M. Brophy is also the CEO of Arizona’s second-largest landowner – Aztec Land & Cattle Company.
|2006-2017||EQIP*||$117,207||(Quarter Circle U Ranch LLC)|
|$180,983||TOTAL 2006 - 2022|
|1999||EWP||$27,400||Paid to Take Cattle Off the Land During Drought|
|2007||LCCGP #07-30||$50,000||LIvestock Water & Fencing|
|2009||LCCGP #09-40||$63,481||Livestock Management Enhancements|
|$232,427||TOTAL 1999 - 2016|
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