Conservation Reserve Program payments in Kentucky totaled $855 million from 1995-2020‡.

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

Rank County Conservation Reserve Program
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Graves County, Kentucky$75,650,0408.8%8.8%
2Christian County, Kentucky$69,513,6128.1%17.0%
3Logan County, Kentucky$57,149,9776.7%23.7%
4Warren County, Kentucky$50,483,8735.9%29.6%
5Hart County, Kentucky$42,219,8364.9%34.5%
6Webster County, Kentucky$35,787,9824.2%38.7%
7Green County, Kentucky$29,728,0053.5%42.2%
8Crittenden County, Kentucky$25,515,6223.0%45.2%
9Caldwell County, Kentucky$25,490,3953.0%48.1%
10Calloway County, Kentucky$24,559,0712.9%51.0%
11Hickman County, Kentucky$23,830,1352.8%53.8%
12Grayson County, Kentucky$23,517,0672.8%56.6%
13Breckinridge County, Kentucky$21,439,9382.5%59.1%
14Butler County, Kentucky$21,204,7842.5%61.5%
15Todd County, Kentucky$20,384,1732.4%63.9%
16Hopkins County, Kentucky$19,824,1162.3%66.2%
17Livingston County, Kentucky$19,637,1532.3%68.5%
18Marshall County, Kentucky$17,863,8092.1%70.6%
19Allen County, Kentucky$17,060,3772.0%72.6%
20Muhlenberg County, Kentucky$16,276,3901.9%74.5%
21Adair County, Kentucky$16,104,0481.9%76.4%
22Edmonson County, Kentucky$15,623,0021.8%78.2%
23Barren County, Kentucky$14,092,3411.6%79.9%
24Carlisle County, Kentucky$13,003,5071.5%81.4%
25Ballard County, Kentucky$11,364,0331.3%82.7%
26Metcalfe County, Kentucky$11,213,6541.3%84.1%
27Union County, Kentucky$10,188,6821.2%85.3%
28Taylor County, Kentucky$10,136,9031.2%86.4%
29Simpson County, Kentucky$9,975,4451.2%87.6%
30Fulton County, Kentucky$9,719,2891.1%88.7%
31Trigg County, Kentucky$8,861,4621.0%89.8%
32Henderson County, Kentucky$8,162,8361.0%90.7%
33McLean County, Kentucky$7,054,3740.8%91.6%
34Hardin County, Kentucky$6,313,0460.7%92.3%
35Meade County, Kentucky$6,291,7050.7%93.0%
36Lyon County, Kentucky$6,189,0230.7%93.8%
37McCracken County, Kentucky$5,896,1950.7%94.4%
38Bourbon County, Kentucky$4,991,0950.6%95.0%
39Daviess County, Kentucky$4,843,6900.6%95.6%
40Ohio County, Kentucky$4,812,9660.6%96.2%
41Marion County, Kentucky$4,423,1070.5%96.7%
42Washington County, Kentucky$3,133,8030.4%97.0%
43Russell County, Kentucky$2,545,3940.3%97.3%
44Nelson County, Kentucky$2,534,5420.3%97.6%
45Shelby County, Kentucky$2,383,0010.3%97.9%
46Larue County, Kentucky$2,142,8480.3%98.2%
47Hancock County, Kentucky$2,043,3830.2%98.4%
48Casey County, Kentucky$1,240,5440.1%98.6%
49Mason County, Kentucky$1,031,9010.1%98.7%
50Harrison County, Kentucky$817,7460.1%98.8%
51Fleming County, Kentucky$729,9980.1%98.9%
52Monroe County, Kentucky$651,8840.1%98.9%
53Clark County, Kentucky$620,5140.1%99.0%
54Montgomery County, Kentucky$593,2100.1%99.1%
55Lincoln County, Kentucky$590,8820.1%99.1%
56Pulaski County, Kentucky$575,3850.1%99.2%
57Mercer County, Kentucky$554,6640.1%99.3%
58Fayette County, Kentucky$517,8120.1%99.3%
59Whitley County, Kentucky$491,7720.1%99.4%
60Nicholas County, Kentucky$405,5990.0%99.4%
61Bath County, Kentucky$370,6230.0%99.5%
62Oldham County, Kentucky$366,1180.0%99.5%
63Pendleton County, Kentucky$339,3260.0%99.6%
64Henry County, Kentucky$334,6890.0%99.6%
65Boyle County, Kentucky$300,2060.0%99.6%
66Wayne County, Kentucky$286,3440.0%99.7%
67Cumberland County, Kentucky$234,7000.0%99.7%
68Woodford County, Kentucky$228,0960.0%99.7%
69Madison County, Kentucky$223,0520.0%99.8%
70Trimble County, Kentucky$210,7590.0%99.8%
71Rockcastle County, Kentucky$185,9620.0%99.8%
72Bullitt County, Kentucky$181,1780.0%99.8%
73Clinton County, Kentucky$114,3750.0%99.8%
74Lewis County, Kentucky$107,7600.0%99.8%
75Bracken County, Kentucky$87,9740.0%99.9%
76Owen County, Kentucky$87,8910.0%99.9%
77Spencer County, Kentucky$77,7050.0%99.9%
78Jackson County, Kentucky$77,0930.0%99.9%
79Jessamine County, Kentucky$75,3880.0%99.9%
80Boone County, Kentucky$68,0960.0%99.9%
81Laurel County, Kentucky$64,5990.0%99.9%
82Scott County, Kentucky$63,1140.0%99.9%
83Carter County, Kentucky$62,0110.0%99.9%
84Jefferson County, Kentucky$52,8190.0%99.9%
85Lawrence County, Kentucky$51,5700.0%99.9%
86Campbell County, Kentucky$48,4580.0%99.9%
87Garrard County, Kentucky$47,0310.0%99.9%
88Estill County, Kentucky$42,0650.0%100.0%
89Franklin County, Kentucky$41,0850.0%100.0%
90McCreary County, Kentucky$38,5410.0%100.0%
91Greenup County, Kentucky$35,0730.0%100.0%
92Breathitt County, Kentucky$34,9840.0%100.0%
93Grant County, Kentucky$32,9050.0%100.0%
94Lee County, Kentucky$30,8540.0%100.0%
95Anderson County, Kentucky$28,5930.0%100.0%
96Elliott County, Kentucky$26,3140.0%100.0%
97Boyd County, Kentucky$24,3520.0%100.0%
98Knox County, Kentucky$22,5560.0%100.0%
99Powell County, Kentucky$17,6310.0%100.0%
100Menifee County, Kentucky$16,0380.0%100.0%
101Rowan County, Kentucky$14,8570.0%100.0%
102Robertson County, Kentucky$10,4520.0%100.0%
103Floyd County, Kentucky$9,4220.0%100.0%
104Kenton County, Kentucky$8,8230.0%100.0%
105Morgan County, Kentucky$7,6530.0%100.0%
106Pike County, Kentucky$7,3920.0%100.0%
107Magoffin County, Kentucky$6,3580.0%100.0%
108Leslie County, Kentucky$2,2950.0%100.0%
109Wolfe County, Kentucky$1,9090.0%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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