Conservation payments in California totaled $2.5 million in 2019

Counties in California Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 2019

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
Pct of
1San Luis Obispo County, California$1,295,00852.1%52.1%
2Siskiyou County, California$435,71417.5%69.6%
3Monterey County, California$234,9999.5%79.1%
4Yolo County, California$104,1914.2%83.3%
5Mariposa County, California$83,1013.3%86.6%
6Los Angeles County, California$80,7803.2%89.9%
7Merced County, California$55,9492.3%92.1%
8Kern County, California$46,5971.9%94.0%
9Sutter County, California$42,5301.7%95.7%
10Glenn County, California$40,6861.6%97.3%
11Madera County, California$33,5481.3%98.7%
12Colusa County, California$16,3160.7%99.3%
13Mendocino County, California$7,0760.3%99.6%
14Humboldt County, California$5,3780.2%99.8%
15Tuolumne County, California$3,7880.2%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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