Grasslands Reserve Program payments in California totaled $8.3 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in California Receiving Grasslands Reserve Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Grasslands Reserve Program
Pct of
1Tuolumne County, California$2,146,00425.8%25.8%
2Merced County, California$1,848,08322.2%48.0%
3Mono County, California$1,464,48817.6%65.6%
4Mariposa County, California$705,3638.5%74.1%
5San Luis Obispo County, California$677,7648.1%82.2%
6Siskiyou County, California$351,1304.2%86.4%
7Madera County, California$306,8363.7%90.1%
8San Joaquin County, California$183,5202.2%92.3%
9Tehama County, California$160,2811.9%94.3%
10Alameda County, California$144,7891.7%96.0%
11Calaveras County, California$128,8561.5%97.6%
12Yolo County, California$98,0321.2%98.7%
13Sierra County, California$61,8450.7%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 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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