Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) payments in the United States totaled $86.9 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in the United States Receiving Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1California NRCS$1,992,5732.3%2.3%
2Texas NRCS$1,960,6472.3%4.6%
3Mississippi NRCS$1,852,8772.1%6.7%
4Kansas NRCS$1,760,9212.0%8.7%
5South Carolina NRCS$1,734,8432.0%10.7%
6Missouri NRCS$1,697,5262.0%12.7%
7Oregon NRCS$1,691,9081.9%14.6%
8Colorado NRCS$1,628,6111.9%16.5%
9Minnesota NRCS$1,546,4571.8%18.3%
10South Dakota NRCS$1,481,2311.7%20.0%
11Tennessee NRCS$1,439,1801.7%21.6%
12Arkansas NRCS$1,410,6961.6%23.3%
13Nebraska NRCS$1,390,6471.6%24.9%
14Georgia NRCS$1,364,2851.6%26.4%
15Alabama NRCS$1,355,2781.6%28.0%
16Alaska NRCS$1,304,1561.5%29.5%
17Kentucky NRCS$1,195,0351.4%30.9%
18Iowa NRCS$1,163,9241.3%32.2%
19Florida NRCS$1,129,4041.3%33.5%
20Louisiana NRCS$1,125,4651.3%34.8%
21Oklahoma NRCS$1,116,1631.3%36.1%
22Montana NRCS$1,108,7131.3%37.4%
23Virginia NRCS$1,082,9171.2%38.6%
24Arizona NRCS$1,056,9621.2%39.8%
25Connecticut NRCS$1,054,0621.2%41.0%
26Massachusetts NRCS$1,052,6571.2%42.2%
27Utah NRCS$1,052,2481.2%43.5%
28New York NRCS$1,005,7771.2%44.6%
29New Hampshire NRCS$995,4481.1%45.8%
30West Virginia NRCS$988,8121.1%46.9%
31Indiana NRCS$986,7701.1%48.0%
32Vermont NRCS$950,4771.1%49.1%
33Washington NRCS$932,8861.1%50.2%
34Maine NRCS$932,7611.1%51.3%
35Wisconsin NRCS$917,3901.1%52.3%
36Michigan NRCS$916,1591.1%53.4%
37Wyoming NRCS$902,0841.0%54.4%
38Maryland NRCS$853,9361.0%55.4%
39Hawaii NRCS$844,5121.0%56.4%
40Rhode Island NRCS$824,9120.9%57.3%
41Ohio NRCS$821,3530.9%58.3%
42Kootenai County, Idaho$803,6240.9%59.2%
43Illinois NRCS$728,2840.8%60.0%
44North Dakota NRCS$712,5180.8%60.9%
45North Carolina NRCS$701,6680.8%61.7%
46Idaho NRCS$693,3880.8%62.5%
47Pennsylvania NRCS$636,5870.7%63.2%
48New Jersey NRCS$601,3370.7%63.9%
49New Mexico NRCS$591,4110.7%64.6%
50Delaware NRCS$590,9960.7%65.3%

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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