Conservation Reserve Program payments in Iowa totaled $5.9 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of CRP recipients were paid 53 percent of CRP payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%13%1,292$756,540,070$585,557
Top 2%21%2,584$1,212,604,297$469,274
Top 3%27%3,876$1,570,115,157$405,086
Top 4%32%5,168$1,871,035,905$362,043
Top 5%36%6,460$2,133,685,736$330,292
Top 6%40%7,752$2,367,386,189$305,390
Top 7%44%9,044$2,578,524,326$285,109
Top 8%47%10,337$2,770,870,123$268,054
Top 9%50%11,629$2,946,859,331$253,406
Top 10%53%12,921$3,108,813,865$240,602
Top 11%56%14,213$3,258,668,443$229,274
Top 12%58%15,505$3,397,924,711$219,150
Top 13%60%16,797$3,527,853,630$210,029
Top 14%62%18,089$3,649,418,863$201,748
Top 15%64%19,382$3,763,480,544$194,174
Top 16%66%20,674$3,870,030,938$187,193
Top 17%68%21,966$3,970,148,767$180,741
Top 18%69%23,258$4,064,191,272$174,744
Top 19%71%24,550$4,152,765,724$169,155
Top 20%72%25,842$4,236,560,988$163,941
Remaining 80% of recips.28%103,372$1,617,876,092$15,651

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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