Misc. Conservation Payments in California totaled $861,445 from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in California Receiving Misc. Conservation Payments payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Misc. Conservation Payments
Pct of
1Lassen County, California$112,36113.0%13.0%
2Plumas County, California$88,54010.3%23.3%
3Santa Barbara County, California$80,9189.4%32.7%
4Santa Cruz County, California$64,8287.5%40.2%
5Shasta County, California$61,4467.1%47.4%
6Glenn County, California$56,0696.5%53.9%
7San Luis Obispo County, California$48,6885.7%59.5%
8Colusa County, California$46,0105.3%64.9%
9San Joaquin County, California$43,2135.0%69.9%
10Placer County, California$40,0004.6%74.5%
11Mono County, California$39,3264.6%79.1%
12Mendocino County, California$38,9424.5%83.6%
13Trinity County, California$32,4963.8%87.4%
14Stanislaus County, California$26,3923.1%90.5%
15Humboldt County, California$18,8482.2%92.6%
16Solano County, California$17,5002.0%94.7%
17Sonoma County, California$10,5001.2%95.9%
18Lake County, California$7,0000.8%96.7%
19Butte County, California$5,3530.6%97.3%
20Yuba County, California$5,3140.6%97.9%
21San Bernardino County, California$5,2900.6%98.6%
22Yolo County, California$4,6690.5%99.1%
23Mariposa County, California$3,5660.4%99.5%
24Los Angeles County, California$3,5000.4%99.9%
25Ventura County, California$6750.1%100.0%

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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