Conservation payments in Louisiana totaled $560 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 67 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%22%211$125,462,742$594,610
Top 2%33%422$183,110,722$433,912
Top 3%40%633$225,135,865$355,665
Top 4%46%845$258,216,578$305,582
Top 5%51%1,056$285,320,096$270,189
Top 6%55%1,267$307,780,353$242,921
Top 7%58%1,478$326,916,609$221,189
Top 8%61%1,690$343,704,984$203,376
Top 9%64%1,901$358,628,088$188,652
Top 10%67%2,112$372,084,080$176,176
Top 11%69%2,323$384,185,465$165,383
Top 12%71%2,535$395,244,201$155,915
Top 13%72%2,746$405,260,999$147,582
Top 14%74%2,957$414,405,011$140,144
Top 15%76%3,168$422,821,571$133,466
Top 16%77%3,380$430,612,299$127,400
Top 17%78%3,591$437,771,627$121,908
Top 18%79%3,802$444,431,961$116,894
Top 19%81%4,013$450,654,830$112,299
Top 20%82%4,225$456,480,500$108,043
Remaining 80% of recips.18%16,901$103,045,607$6,097

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

 

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