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Conservation payments in the United States totaled $1.9 billion in 2011

Counties in United States Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 2011
Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
2011
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Whitman County, Washington$14,953,0420.8%0.8%
2Douglas County, Washington$11,102,5170.6%1.4%
3Adams County, Washington$10,789,2110.6%1.9%
4Hill County, Montana$9,715,3270.5%2.4%
5Lincoln County, Washington$9,432,8190.5%2.9%
6Chouteau County, Montana$9,395,1580.5%3.4%
7Walla Walla County, Washington$9,190,2190.5%3.9%
8Baca County, Colorado$9,139,8100.5%4.3%
9Umatilla County, Oregon$8,850,5370.5%4.8%
10Marshall County, Minnesota$8,520,1320.4%5.3%
11Weld County, Colorado$7,893,1380.4%5.7%
12Polk County, Minnesota$7,142,0240.4%6.0%
13Kit Carson County, Colorado$7,124,6150.4%6.4%
14Washington County, Colorado$6,997,0620.4%6.8%
15Keokuk County, Iowa$6,740,7470.4%7.1%
16Texas County, Oklahoma$6,701,8160.3%7.5%
17Kiowa County, Colorado$6,458,7050.3%7.8%
18Clayton County, Iowa$6,369,7190.3%8.1%
19Washington County, Iowa$6,358,7910.3%8.5%
20Harrison County, Missouri$6,194,5000.3%8.8%
21Deaf Smith County, Texas$5,967,0500.3%9.1%
22Franklin County, Washington$5,841,4790.3%9.4%
23Morrow County, Oregon$5,840,1680.3%9.7%
24Ross County, Ohio$5,643,2760.3%10.0%
25Brown County, South Dakota$5,531,5170.3%10.3%
26Curry County, New Mexico$5,426,7180.3%10.6%
27Prowers County, Colorado$5,358,6550.3%10.8%
28Toole County, Montana$5,269,5620.3%11.1%
29Valley County, Montana$5,075,4010.3%11.4%
30Liberty County, Montana$5,072,2180.3%11.6%
31Yuma County, Colorado$5,062,8500.3%11.9%
32Roosevelt County, Montana$5,033,8170.3%12.2%
33Kittson County, Minnesota$4,978,9680.3%12.4%
34Daviess County, Missouri$4,961,7620.3%12.7%
35Lamb County, Texas$4,958,5660.3%12.9%
36Roseau County, Minnesota$4,951,3310.3%13.2%
37Phillips County, Montana$4,941,1500.3%13.5%
38Walsh County, North Dakota$4,934,1720.3%13.7%
39Blaine County, Montana$4,921,4180.3%14.0%
40Gaines County, Texas$4,914,6780.3%14.2%
41Benton County, Washington$4,867,9740.3%14.5%
42Grand Forks County, North Dakota$4,805,1600.2%14.7%
43Logan County, Colorado$4,690,5470.2%15.0%
44Decatur County, Iowa$4,635,2600.2%15.2%
45Roosevelt County, New Mexico$4,623,8260.2%15.4%
46Hale County, Texas$4,619,6950.2%15.7%
47Hamilton County, Kansas$4,558,5230.2%15.9%
48Floyd County, Texas$4,508,8550.2%16.2%
49Nelson County, North Dakota$4,496,8330.2%16.4%
50Ringgold County, Iowa$4,476,8310.2%16.6%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.