Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) payments in Illinois totaled $955,862 from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Illinois Receiving Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)
Pct of
1Illinois NRCS$728,28476.2%76.2%
2Monroe County, Illinois$51,2875.4%81.6%
3Fulton County, Illinois$43,8494.6%86.1%
4Pike County, Illinois$24,5372.6%88.7%
5Putnam County, Illinois$12,4931.3%90.0%
6Macoupin County, Illinois$11,0951.2%91.2%
7Iroquois County, Illinois$10,9711.1%92.3%
8Coles County, Illinois$9,5261.0%93.3%
9Menard County, Illinois$9,4841.0%94.3%
10Hancock County, Illinois$9,4651.0%95.3%
11Randolph County, Illinois$9,0390.9%96.3%
12Clay County, Illinois$7,0470.7%97.0%
13Marion County, Illinois$6,3850.7%97.7%
14Mercer County, Illinois$3,5620.4%98.0%
15Bureau County, Illinois$3,0290.3%98.3%
16Winnebago County, Illinois$3,0240.3%98.7%
17Marshall County, Illinois$2,7000.3%98.9%
18Will County, Illinois$1,8080.2%99.1%
19Jackson County, Illinois$1,1850.1%99.3%
20Pope County, Illinois$1,1450.1%99.4%
21Washington County, Illinois$9890.1%99.5%
22Adams County, Illinois$9130.1%99.6%
23De Witt County, Illinois$8990.1%99.7%
24Logan County, Illinois$8240.1%99.8%
25Henry County, Illinois$7500.1%99.8%
26DeKalb County, Illinois$5960.1%99.9%
27Shelby County, Illinois$5560.1%100.0%
28Ogle County, Illinois$4190.0%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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