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

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

Rank County Conservation Reserve Program
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Clayton County, Iowa$147,788,6562.5%2.5%
2Keokuk County, Iowa$146,627,0052.5%5.0%
3Washington County, Iowa$137,519,9542.3%7.4%
4Ringgold County, Iowa$134,092,6552.3%9.7%
5Taylor County, Iowa$124,735,3672.1%11.8%
6Wayne County, Iowa$111,332,4071.9%13.7%
7Winneshiek County, Iowa$104,434,4531.8%15.5%
8Iowa County, Iowa$100,826,6151.7%17.2%
9Guthrie County, Iowa$100,080,8791.7%18.9%
10Fayette County, Iowa$98,527,3031.7%20.6%
11Allamakee County, Iowa$97,446,0551.7%22.3%
12Jackson County, Iowa$97,252,4241.7%23.9%
13Mahaska County, Iowa$93,340,4011.6%25.5%
14Woodbury County, Iowa$91,747,6861.6%27.1%
15Jefferson County, Iowa$89,123,5781.5%28.6%
16Henry County, Iowa$87,610,7131.5%30.1%
17Audubon County, Iowa$86,458,6411.5%31.6%
18Decatur County, Iowa$85,351,6501.5%33.0%
19Clarke County, Iowa$85,194,4281.5%34.5%
20Davis County, Iowa$85,078,3171.5%35.9%
21Tama County, Iowa$83,516,5681.4%37.4%
22Howard County, Iowa$80,872,1551.4%38.8%
23Butler County, Iowa$77,161,4541.3%40.1%
24Marion County, Iowa$77,002,1991.3%41.4%
25Kossuth County, Iowa$75,080,4641.3%42.7%
26Adair County, Iowa$74,981,8581.3%44.0%
27Adams County, Iowa$73,962,3691.3%45.2%
28Warren County, Iowa$72,346,3191.2%46.5%
29Poweshiek County, Iowa$71,827,1201.2%47.7%
30Van Buren County, Iowa$70,099,7271.2%48.9%
31Lucas County, Iowa$69,765,3991.2%50.1%
32Monroe County, Iowa$69,567,8211.2%51.3%
33Palo Alto County, Iowa$67,250,5461.1%52.4%
34Dubuque County, Iowa$65,262,1151.1%53.5%
35Floyd County, Iowa$65,166,4161.1%54.6%
36Madison County, Iowa$64,866,9461.1%55.7%
37Johnson County, Iowa$62,833,5791.1%56.8%
38Delaware County, Iowa$62,212,2221.1%57.9%
39Cass County, Iowa$60,212,0551.0%58.9%
40Calhoun County, Iowa$57,971,7921.0%59.9%
41Benton County, Iowa$57,637,7531.0%60.9%
42Webster County, Iowa$57,633,4751.0%61.9%
43Appanoose County, Iowa$57,547,3291.0%62.8%
44Jones County, Iowa$56,519,2881.0%63.8%
45Wright County, Iowa$55,949,6121.0%64.8%
46Louisa County, Iowa$55,294,2750.9%65.7%
47Page County, Iowa$55,003,9450.9%66.7%
48Wapello County, Iowa$54,282,9680.9%67.6%
49Clay County, Iowa$54,137,2290.9%68.5%
50Clinton County, Iowa$53,692,2340.9%69.4%
51Jasper County, Iowa$53,359,3380.9%70.3%
52Harrison County, Iowa$53,314,0220.9%71.2%
53Crawford County, Iowa$51,934,4530.9%72.1%
54Union County, Iowa$51,723,3850.9%73.0%
55Monona County, Iowa$51,512,0930.9%73.9%
56Lee County, Iowa$51,081,0620.9%74.8%
57Winnebago County, Iowa$49,422,4330.8%75.6%
58Chickasaw County, Iowa$48,789,9610.8%76.4%
59Hamilton County, Iowa$46,063,4580.8%77.2%
60Muscatine County, Iowa$46,019,4500.8%78.0%
61Cedar County, Iowa$45,900,4000.8%78.8%
62Marshall County, Iowa$45,168,7500.8%79.6%
63Carroll County, Iowa$45,046,1850.8%80.3%
64Franklin County, Iowa$44,800,6650.8%81.1%
65Montgomery County, Iowa$44,317,7310.8%81.9%
66Linn County, Iowa$43,440,2600.7%82.6%
67Cerro Gordo County, Iowa$42,157,4940.7%83.3%
68Boone County, Iowa$41,161,0920.7%84.0%
69Plymouth County, Iowa$40,560,9230.7%84.7%
70Hancock County, Iowa$40,511,8100.7%85.4%
71Shelby County, Iowa$39,261,1770.7%86.1%
72Greene County, Iowa$39,012,2600.7%86.8%
73Worth County, Iowa$37,443,0570.6%87.4%
74Bremer County, Iowa$37,189,4990.6%88.0%
75Hardin County, Iowa$37,060,5000.6%88.7%
76Dallas County, Iowa$35,802,7870.6%89.3%
77Sac County, Iowa$34,883,5830.6%89.9%
78Pottawattamie County, Iowa$34,443,1710.6%90.5%
79Black Hawk County, Iowa$33,971,8690.6%91.0%
80Humboldt County, Iowa$33,432,8260.6%91.6%
81Story County, Iowa$32,735,6810.6%92.2%
82Pocahontas County, Iowa$31,160,3470.5%92.7%
83Buchanan County, Iowa$30,658,9270.5%93.2%
84Buena Vista County, Iowa$29,565,9610.5%93.7%
85Ida County, Iowa$29,270,2420.5%94.2%
86Fremont County, Iowa$29,156,9220.5%94.7%
87Sioux County, Iowa$29,144,5220.5%95.2%
88Emmet County, Iowa$28,905,3320.5%95.7%
89Des Moines County, Iowa$28,770,5210.5%96.2%
90Osceola County, Iowa$28,113,5850.5%96.7%
91Mitchell County, Iowa$27,876,1770.5%97.2%
92Dickinson County, Iowa$27,334,8490.5%97.6%
93Cherokee County, Iowa$24,349,1310.4%98.0%
94Grundy County, Iowa$24,168,0680.4%98.5%
95O'Brien County, Iowa$20,712,5660.4%98.8%
96Mills County, Iowa$20,236,7090.3%99.2%
97Polk County, Iowa$18,566,8790.3%99.5%
98Scott County, Iowa$18,418,5910.3%99.8%
99Lyon County, Iowa$12,279,9590.2%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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