Conservation Reserve Program payments in Illinois totaled $2.9 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Illinois Receiving Conservation Reserve Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Conservation Reserve Program
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Wayne County, Illinois$87,161,3483.0%3.0%
2Pike County, Illinois$80,160,8572.7%5.7%
3Iroquois County, Illinois$73,788,3542.5%8.2%
4Henry County, Illinois$63,258,3132.2%10.4%
5Marion County, Illinois$62,779,0622.1%12.5%
6Jo Daviess County, Illinois$58,057,7242.0%14.5%
7Hamilton County, Illinois$57,388,3682.0%16.5%
8Hancock County, Illinois$55,521,1771.9%18.4%
9Whiteside County, Illinois$54,658,2241.9%20.3%
10Mercer County, Illinois$53,961,1381.8%22.1%
11Jefferson County, Illinois$48,489,8591.7%23.8%
12Montgomery County, Illinois$48,311,5421.7%25.4%
13Livingston County, Illinois$47,658,8861.6%27.0%
14McLean County, Illinois$47,634,4251.6%28.7%
15Mason County, Illinois$46,812,5531.6%30.3%
16Logan County, Illinois$45,829,5151.6%31.8%
17Schuyler County, Illinois$44,833,0181.5%33.4%
18Knox County, Illinois$44,775,7861.5%34.9%
19Sangamon County, Illinois$44,352,4011.5%36.4%
20Cass County, Illinois$43,934,3231.5%37.9%
21Champaign County, Illinois$43,215,8901.5%39.4%
22Shelby County, Illinois$43,149,0881.5%40.9%
23Adams County, Illinois$43,129,5341.5%42.3%
24Bureau County, Illinois$42,928,1611.5%43.8%
25Greene County, Illinois$42,667,2531.5%45.3%
26Macoupin County, Illinois$42,225,6701.4%46.7%
27Clay County, Illinois$41,656,2501.4%48.1%
28Effingham County, Illinois$40,865,0621.4%49.5%
29Brown County, Illinois$40,731,7011.4%50.9%
30La Salle County, Illinois$40,257,2001.4%52.3%
31Fayette County, Illinois$40,200,3631.4%53.7%
32Vermilion County, Illinois$39,076,4451.3%55.0%
33Stephenson County, Illinois$38,506,1821.3%56.3%
34Franklin County, Illinois$37,627,8991.3%57.6%
35Union County, Illinois$36,945,7591.3%58.9%
36Crawford County, Illinois$36,805,5701.3%60.1%
37Carroll County, Illinois$36,804,7051.3%61.4%
38Tazewell County, Illinois$36,320,6211.2%62.6%
39Cumberland County, Illinois$36,227,9351.2%63.9%
40Christian County, Illinois$33,868,0741.2%65.0%
41Jasper County, Illinois$33,777,0371.2%66.2%
42Fulton County, Illinois$32,783,8981.1%67.3%
43Ogle County, Illinois$32,494,0061.1%68.4%
44Johnson County, Illinois$30,297,2831.0%69.4%
45White County, Illinois$29,920,3291.0%70.5%
46Bond County, Illinois$28,655,5601.0%71.4%
47Ford County, Illinois$28,288,9531.0%72.4%
48Morgan County, Illinois$27,846,6691.0%73.4%
49Clark County, Illinois$26,027,4180.9%74.2%
50Calhoun County, Illinois$25,555,5560.9%75.1%
51Menard County, Illinois$25,433,3170.9%76.0%
52Winnebago County, Illinois$25,409,0100.9%76.9%
53Rock Island County, Illinois$24,703,2070.8%77.7%
54Woodford County, Illinois$24,624,0930.8%78.5%
55Richland County, Illinois$23,964,7690.8%79.4%
56McDonough County, Illinois$23,463,2080.8%80.2%
57Jackson County, Illinois$22,691,1690.8%80.9%
58Edgar County, Illinois$21,815,0760.7%81.7%
59Coles County, Illinois$21,754,5970.7%82.4%
60DeKalb County, Illinois$20,687,4350.7%83.1%
61Massac County, Illinois$20,294,7540.7%83.8%
62Douglas County, Illinois$19,828,9410.7%84.5%
63Jersey County, Illinois$19,153,1220.7%85.2%
64Lee County, Illinois$18,587,5950.6%85.8%
65Henderson County, Illinois$18,566,3860.6%86.4%
66Randolph County, Illinois$18,529,4780.6%87.1%
67Saline County, Illinois$18,031,9740.6%87.7%
68Scott County, Illinois$17,725,5520.6%88.3%
69Lawrence County, Illinois$17,645,6780.6%88.9%
70Pope County, Illinois$17,437,4210.6%89.5%
71Stark County, Illinois$17,027,9900.6%90.1%
72Clinton County, Illinois$16,843,8530.6%90.6%
73Peoria County, Illinois$16,408,1660.6%91.2%
74Williamson County, Illinois$16,113,5740.6%91.8%
75De Witt County, Illinois$16,007,9070.5%92.3%
76Pulaski County, Illinois$15,926,9910.5%92.8%
77Macon County, Illinois$15,256,5440.5%93.4%
78Edwards County, Illinois$15,221,1340.5%93.9%
79Warren County, Illinois$13,737,6840.5%94.4%
80Perry County, Illinois$13,640,2560.5%94.8%
81Washington County, Illinois$13,521,8670.5%95.3%
82Piatt County, Illinois$12,715,8020.4%95.7%
83Marshall County, Illinois$11,345,0310.4%96.1%
84Putnam County, Illinois$10,976,6430.4%96.5%
85Gallatin County, Illinois$10,594,2450.4%96.8%
86Kankakee County, Illinois$10,504,5140.4%97.2%
87Monroe County, Illinois$10,430,2190.4%97.6%
88Moultrie County, Illinois$9,719,8020.3%97.9%
89Madison County, Illinois$9,587,5020.3%98.2%
90Wabash County, Illinois$9,429,0920.3%98.5%
91Grundy County, Illinois$9,004,5270.3%98.8%
92Saint Clair County, Illinois$8,116,2900.3%99.1%
93Alexander County, Illinois$5,636,6150.2%99.3%
94Hardin County, Illinois$5,237,8330.2%99.5%
95McHenry County, Illinois$4,517,6510.2%99.6%
96Boone County, Illinois$4,259,7340.1%99.8%
97Will County, Illinois$3,580,9590.1%99.9%
98Kendall County, Illinois$1,890,2810.1%100.0%
99Kane County, Illinois$538,1980.0%100.0%
100Lake County, Illinois$20,0760.0%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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