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$16,051,1551.3%1.3%
2Hawaii County, Hawaii$15,819,5231.3%2.6%
3Duplin County, North Carolina$14,400,0041.2%3.8%
4Dewey County, Oklahoma$8,550,6130.7%4.5%
5Sampson County, North Carolina$7,842,0720.7%5.2%
6Clarendon County, South Carolina$7,296,1020.6%5.8%
7Clark County, Kansas$7,138,3780.6%6.4%
8Mitchell County, Georgia$7,003,7440.6%7.0%
9Jones County, North Carolina$6,935,1000.6%7.5%
10Ventura County, California$6,751,8230.6%8.1%
11Wayne County, North Carolina$6,276,3390.5%8.6%
12Palm Beach County, Florida$6,263,5750.5%9.1%
13Hardee County, Florida$6,112,1670.5%9.7%
14Meade County, South Dakota$6,040,2770.5%10.2%
15Pearl River County, Mississippi$5,981,9610.5%10.6%
16Chambers County, Texas$5,952,8390.5%11.1%
17Okanogan County, Washington$5,762,9630.5%11.6%
18Washington Parish, Louisiana$5,524,2330.5%12.1%
19Volusia County, Florida$5,436,5260.5%12.5%
20Polk County, Florida$5,269,6010.4%13.0%
21Jefferson County, Texas$5,252,8390.4%13.4%
22Monterey County, California$5,128,6430.4%13.8%
23Sumter County, Florida$5,076,4860.4%14.2%
24Baldwin County, Alabama$4,996,2870.4%14.7%
25Pender County, North Carolina$4,569,1940.4%15.0%
26Santa Rosa County, Florida$4,356,6890.4%15.4%
27McCurtain County, Oklahoma$4,280,0730.4%15.8%
28Peach County, Georgia$4,029,9590.3%16.1%
29Columbus County, North Carolina$3,937,7200.3%16.4%
30Garfield County, Montana$3,712,0740.3%16.7%
31Randolph County, Arkansas$3,685,0590.3%17.0%
32Geneva County, Alabama$3,684,0460.3%17.3%
33Lawrence County, Arkansas$3,532,7460.3%17.6%
34Harper County, Oklahoma$3,490,6160.3%17.9%
35San Joaquin County, California$3,463,6320.3%18.2%
36Dougherty County, Georgia$3,396,2690.3%18.5%
37Pennington County, South Dakota$3,356,8720.3%18.8%
38Williamsburg County, South Carolina$3,342,3280.3%19.0%
39Woodward County, Oklahoma$3,331,3240.3%19.3%
40San Diego County, California$3,250,5580.3%19.6%
41Graves County, Kentucky$3,124,0210.3%19.8%
42Powder River County, Montana$3,093,1330.3%20.1%
43Mobile County, Alabama$3,092,4190.3%20.4%
44Coffee County, Alabama$3,073,7270.3%20.6%
45Johnston County, North Carolina$3,038,8530.3%20.9%
46Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana$2,992,0710.2%21.1%
47Custer County, Montana$2,988,3670.2%21.4%
48Walthall County, Mississippi$2,986,0760.2%21.6%
49Lawrence County, Missouri$2,948,3270.2%21.9%
50Choctaw County, Oklahoma$2,933,0160.2%22.1%

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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