Emergency Conservation payments in the United States totaled $1.2 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in the United States Receiving Emergency Conservation payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Emergency Conservation
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Dade County, Florida$16,628,7551.4%1.4%
2Hawaii County, Hawaii$15,819,5231.3%2.7%
3Duplin County, North Carolina$15,549,7441.3%3.9%
4Dewey County, Oklahoma$8,568,1040.7%4.7%
5Sampson County, North Carolina$8,494,6490.7%5.4%
6Clarendon County, South Carolina$7,732,1060.6%6.0%
7Clark County, Kansas$7,138,3780.6%6.6%
8Mitchell County, Georgia$7,098,6060.6%7.2%
9Jones County, North Carolina$6,935,1000.6%7.7%
10Ventura County, California$6,790,0750.6%8.3%
11Wayne County, North Carolina$6,309,5080.5%8.8%
12Palm Beach County, Florida$6,269,7060.5%9.3%
13Hardee County, Florida$6,112,1670.5%9.8%
14Meade County, South Dakota$6,040,2770.5%10.3%
15Pearl River County, Mississippi$5,981,9610.5%10.8%
16Chambers County, Texas$5,952,8390.5%11.3%
17Okanogan County, Washington$5,762,9630.5%11.8%
18Washington Parish, Louisiana$5,524,2330.5%12.2%
19Volusia County, Florida$5,436,5260.4%12.7%
20Polk County, Florida$5,317,4350.4%13.1%
21Jefferson County, Texas$5,252,8390.4%13.5%
22Monterey County, California$5,128,6430.4%14.0%
23Sumter County, Florida$5,076,4860.4%14.4%
24Baldwin County, Alabama$4,996,2870.4%14.8%
25Pender County, North Carolina$4,569,1940.4%15.2%
26Santa Rosa County, Florida$4,356,6890.4%15.5%
27McCurtain County, Oklahoma$4,280,0730.4%15.9%
28Peach County, Georgia$4,029,9590.3%16.2%
29Columbus County, North Carolina$3,937,7200.3%16.5%
30Geneva County, Alabama$3,724,5800.3%16.8%
31Garfield County, Montana$3,712,0740.3%17.1%
32Randolph County, Arkansas$3,685,0590.3%17.5%
33Lawrence County, Arkansas$3,533,9260.3%17.7%
34Harper County, Oklahoma$3,490,6160.3%18.0%
35San Joaquin County, California$3,463,6320.3%18.3%
36Dougherty County, Georgia$3,396,2690.3%18.6%
37Pennington County, South Dakota$3,356,8720.3%18.9%
38Williamsburg County, South Carolina$3,342,3280.3%19.1%
39Woodward County, Oklahoma$3,331,3240.3%19.4%
40San Diego County, California$3,256,8760.3%19.7%
41Graves County, Kentucky$3,124,0210.3%19.9%
42Dodge County, Nebraska$3,123,6130.3%20.2%
43Powder River County, Montana$3,093,1330.3%20.5%
44Mobile County, Alabama$3,092,4190.3%20.7%
45Coffee County, Alabama$3,073,7270.3%21.0%
46Johnston County, North Carolina$3,064,2650.3%21.2%
47Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana$2,992,0710.2%21.5%
48Custer County, Montana$2,988,3670.2%21.7%
49Wasco County, Oregon$2,987,2450.2%22.0%
50Walthall County, Mississippi$2,986,0760.2%22.2%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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