Conservation Reserve Program payments in Colorado totaled $1.7 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Colorado Receiving Conservation Reserve Program payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Conservation Reserve Program
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Weld County, Colorado$187,418,43310.9%10.9%
2Baca County, Colorado$186,857,82010.8%21.7%
3Washington County, Colorado$161,274,3179.3%31.0%
4Kiowa County, Colorado$153,332,1898.9%39.9%
5Kit Carson County, Colorado$151,970,1088.8%48.7%
6Prowers County, Colorado$125,359,1227.3%56.0%
7Lincoln County, Colorado$103,182,4986.0%62.0%
8Cheyenne County, Colorado$94,082,3325.5%67.4%
9Yuma County, Colorado$92,722,6205.4%72.8%
10Logan County, Colorado$89,654,8335.2%78.0%
11Morgan County, Colorado$65,452,3323.8%81.8%
12Phillips County, Colorado$35,340,4042.0%83.8%
13Adams County, Colorado$32,139,4561.9%85.7%
14Elbert County, Colorado$29,773,9181.7%87.4%
15Moffat County, Colorado$24,321,2321.4%88.8%
16Dolores County, Colorado$24,289,9151.4%90.2%
17Pueblo County, Colorado$22,714,7641.3%91.5%
18Bent County, Colorado$18,974,4841.1%92.6%
19Arapahoe County, Colorado$16,322,4610.9%93.6%
20Crowley County, Colorado$15,661,3710.9%94.5%
21Routt County, Colorado$14,802,9290.9%95.3%
22Las Animas County, Colorado$14,334,0010.8%96.2%
23Montezuma County, Colorado$14,191,0190.8%97.0%
24Sedgwick County, Colorado$13,261,9250.8%97.8%
25La Plata County, Colorado$11,262,3200.7%98.4%
26El Paso County, Colorado$10,847,0750.6%99.0%
27San Miguel County, Colorado$2,981,3320.2%99.2%
28Alamosa County, Colorado$2,691,4200.2%99.4%
29Rio Blanco County, Colorado$2,503,4670.1%99.5%
30Garfield County, Colorado$1,951,8910.1%99.6%
31Otero County, Colorado$1,874,9750.1%99.7%
32Saguache County, Colorado$1,664,9180.1%99.8%
33Larimer County, Colorado$716,5460.0%99.9%
34Rio Grande County, Colorado$679,2940.0%99.9%
35Boulder County, Colorado$450,2390.0%99.9%
36Huerfano County, Colorado$204,6180.0%100.0%
37Douglas County, Colorado$129,6340.0%100.0%
38Conejos County, Colorado$128,7450.0%100.0%
39Grand County, Colorado$105,4480.0%100.0%
40Gunnison County, Colorado$87,3170.0%100.0%
41Denver County, Colorado$82,2350.0%100.0%
42Mesa County, Colorado$57,0940.0%100.0%
43Ouray County, Colorado$37,1300.0%100.0%
44Jackson County, Colorado$22,3810.0%100.0%
45Fremont County, Colorado$17,0040.0%100.0%
46Montrose County, Colorado$12,0560.0%100.0%
47Costilla County, Colorado$8,2800.0%100.0%
48Custer County, Colorado$5,2880.0%100.0%
49Park County, Colorado$3,4220.0%100.0%
50Archuleta County, Colorado$7300.0%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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