Grasslands Reserve Program payments in California totaled $8.1 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in California Receiving Grasslands Reserve Program payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Grasslands Reserve Program
Pct of
1Tuolumne County, California$2,142,21626.4%26.4%
2Merced County, California$1,813,50822.4%48.8%
3Mono County, California$1,464,48818.1%66.9%
4San Luis Obispo County, California$644,7748.0%74.9%
5Mariposa County, California$608,5757.5%82.4%
6Siskiyou County, California$332,1004.1%86.5%
7Madera County, California$273,2883.4%89.9%
8San Joaquin County, California$183,5202.3%92.1%
9Tehama County, California$160,2812.0%94.1%
10Alameda County, California$144,7891.8%95.9%
11Calaveras County, California$128,8561.6%97.5%
12Yolo County, California$98,0321.2%98.7%
13Sierra County, California$61,8450.8%99.5%
14Colusa County, California$26,1580.3%99.8%
15Sacramento County, California$17,6160.2%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.


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