Conservation Reserve Program payments in Iowa totaled $5.5 billion from 1995-2019‡.

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

Rank County Conservation Reserve Program
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Clayton County, Iowa$139,239,3802.6%2.6%
2Keokuk County, Iowa$139,154,1722.6%5.1%
3Washington County, Iowa$129,881,8622.4%7.5%
4Ringgold County, Iowa$122,505,4672.2%9.7%
5Taylor County, Iowa$116,121,9632.1%11.9%
6Wayne County, Iowa$104,498,0931.9%13.8%
7Winneshiek County, Iowa$98,998,5691.8%15.6%
8Iowa County, Iowa$95,825,0561.8%17.4%
9Jackson County, Iowa$93,814,4411.7%19.1%
10Guthrie County, Iowa$92,930,7651.7%20.8%
11Allamakee County, Iowa$92,823,5931.7%22.5%
12Fayette County, Iowa$91,399,4911.7%24.2%
13Mahaska County, Iowa$88,252,4301.6%25.8%
14Jefferson County, Iowa$83,972,1871.5%27.3%
15Woodbury County, Iowa$82,414,2671.5%28.8%
16Henry County, Iowa$82,004,3701.5%30.3%
17Davis County, Iowa$81,899,8811.5%31.8%
18Decatur County, Iowa$80,650,9781.5%33.3%
19Tama County, Iowa$79,704,6021.5%34.8%
20Audubon County, Iowa$79,265,2841.5%36.2%
21Clarke County, Iowa$78,314,5681.4%37.7%
22Howard County, Iowa$74,346,2701.4%39.0%
23Marion County, Iowa$71,888,1011.3%40.3%
24Butler County, Iowa$70,652,0441.3%41.6%
25Adair County, Iowa$69,476,0731.3%42.9%
26Adams County, Iowa$69,091,3691.3%44.2%
27Poweshiek County, Iowa$68,796,8301.3%45.4%
28Warren County, Iowa$67,668,0921.2%46.7%
29Lucas County, Iowa$66,770,1111.2%47.9%
30Kossuth County, Iowa$66,370,5571.2%49.1%
31Van Buren County, Iowa$66,050,3171.2%50.3%
32Monroe County, Iowa$63,321,1481.2%51.5%
33Dubuque County, Iowa$62,927,2721.2%52.7%
34Johnson County, Iowa$60,448,6001.1%53.8%
35Palo Alto County, Iowa$60,359,9431.1%54.9%
36Madison County, Iowa$60,091,5781.1%56.0%
37Floyd County, Iowa$59,960,1891.1%57.1%
38Delaware County, Iowa$57,965,7961.1%58.1%
39Cass County, Iowa$56,169,9611.0%59.2%
40Appanoose County, Iowa$55,209,0811.0%60.2%
41Benton County, Iowa$53,856,3811.0%61.2%
42Calhoun County, Iowa$53,421,2151.0%62.1%
43Jones County, Iowa$53,421,0191.0%63.1%
44Louisa County, Iowa$52,782,9891.0%64.1%
45Webster County, Iowa$52,470,8211.0%65.1%
46Wright County, Iowa$52,326,7041.0%66.0%
47Page County, Iowa$51,932,3421.0%67.0%
48Clinton County, Iowa$51,376,5170.9%67.9%
49Wapello County, Iowa$50,759,6690.9%68.8%
50Jasper County, Iowa$50,635,0290.9%69.8%
51Union County, Iowa$50,000,2280.9%70.7%
52Lee County, Iowa$48,378,8230.9%71.6%
53Harrison County, Iowa$47,996,9310.9%72.4%
54Clay County, Iowa$47,561,1390.9%73.3%
55Crawford County, Iowa$46,064,1020.8%74.2%
56Winnebago County, Iowa$45,504,4270.8%75.0%
57Chickasaw County, Iowa$44,884,3100.8%75.8%
58Monona County, Iowa$44,766,6960.8%76.6%
59Cedar County, Iowa$43,962,9980.8%77.5%
60Muscatine County, Iowa$43,470,5440.8%78.2%
61Marshall County, Iowa$42,486,6450.8%79.0%
62Hamilton County, Iowa$42,175,1980.8%79.8%
63Carroll County, Iowa$41,496,3500.8%80.6%
64Montgomery County, Iowa$41,345,9770.8%81.3%
65Franklin County, Iowa$41,318,6820.8%82.1%
66Linn County, Iowa$41,119,2650.8%82.8%
67Cerro Gordo County, Iowa$38,916,8230.7%83.5%
68Plymouth County, Iowa$38,499,6850.7%84.3%
69Boone County, Iowa$37,724,2260.7%84.9%
70Hancock County, Iowa$37,237,0930.7%85.6%
71Greene County, Iowa$35,828,7500.7%86.3%
72Shelby County, Iowa$35,449,0820.7%86.9%
73Worth County, Iowa$34,718,7860.6%87.6%
74Hardin County, Iowa$34,381,2030.6%88.2%
75Dallas County, Iowa$33,478,0860.6%88.8%
76Bremer County, Iowa$33,296,0280.6%89.4%
77Pottawattamie County, Iowa$31,922,7320.6%90.0%
78Sac County, Iowa$31,872,6900.6%90.6%
79Humboldt County, Iowa$30,427,2660.6%91.2%
80Story County, Iowa$30,077,6200.6%91.7%
81Black Hawk County, Iowa$29,946,9580.5%92.3%
82Pocahontas County, Iowa$28,577,5570.5%92.8%
83Buchanan County, Iowa$27,861,3060.5%93.3%
84Fremont County, Iowa$27,320,7330.5%93.8%
85Buena Vista County, Iowa$27,235,9710.5%94.3%
86Des Moines County, Iowa$27,026,0370.5%94.8%
87Ida County, Iowa$26,858,1620.5%95.3%
88Emmet County, Iowa$26,806,4090.5%95.8%
89Sioux County, Iowa$26,475,1550.5%96.3%
90Osceola County, Iowa$25,940,3620.5%96.7%
91Mitchell County, Iowa$25,856,9200.5%97.2%
92Dickinson County, Iowa$25,409,5900.5%97.7%
93Grundy County, Iowa$22,085,2590.4%98.1%
94Cherokee County, Iowa$20,961,9300.4%98.5%
95O'Brien County, Iowa$18,847,0390.3%98.8%
96Mills County, Iowa$18,752,5120.3%99.1%
97Polk County, Iowa$17,549,0370.3%99.5%
98Scott County, Iowa$17,238,2330.3%99.8%
99Lyon County, Iowa$11,644,3790.2%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 April 30, 2019.

 

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