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

Counties in Louisiana Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1West Carroll Parish, Louisiana$57,688,48610.3%10.3%
2Louisiana NRCS$54,483,5959.7%20.0%
3Concordia Parish, Louisiana$50,682,1069.1%29.1%
4Franklin Parish, Louisiana$36,867,1096.6%35.7%
5Madison Parish, Louisiana$36,704,0526.6%42.3%
6Richland Parish, Louisiana$34,678,8176.2%48.5%
7Catahoula Parish, Louisiana$33,825,0086.0%54.5%
8Tensas Parish, Louisiana$29,091,3935.2%59.7%
9East Carroll Parish, Louisiana$22,245,1564.0%63.7%
10Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana$19,708,9523.5%67.2%
11Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$19,398,3253.5%70.7%
12Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana$16,314,8972.9%73.6%
13Caldwell Parish, Louisiana$15,672,5572.8%76.4%
14Red River Parish, Louisiana$14,714,4392.6%79.0%
15Beauregard Parish, Louisiana$10,376,3781.9%80.9%
16Washington Parish, Louisiana$8,143,4341.5%82.3%
17Evangeline Parish, Louisiana$7,296,4331.3%83.6%
18Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana$6,774,9031.2%84.8%
19Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana$6,027,2311.1%85.9%
20Ouachita Parish, Louisiana$5,513,3831.0%86.9%
21Rapides Parish, Louisiana$5,424,0551.0%87.9%
22Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$5,073,7290.9%88.8%
23East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$4,753,9990.8%89.6%
24Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana$3,503,0750.6%90.2%
25Acadia Parish, Louisiana$3,406,2870.6%90.9%
26West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$3,299,7600.6%91.4%
27Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana$3,176,9100.6%92.0%
28Jefferson Davis, Louisiana$2,821,7800.5%92.5%
29De Soto Parish, Louisiana$2,677,7140.5%93.0%
30Cameron Parish, Louisiana$2,569,6900.5%93.5%
31Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana$2,449,2300.4%93.9%
32Allen Parish, Louisiana$2,292,2410.4%94.3%
33Grant Parish, Louisiana$2,018,8450.4%94.7%
34Saint Helena Parish, Louisiana$1,959,0680.4%95.0%
35Sabine Parish, Louisiana$1,725,4480.3%95.3%
36Union Parish, Louisiana$1,646,8760.3%95.6%
37Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana$1,449,7680.3%95.9%
38Lafourche Parish, Louisiana$1,374,3650.2%96.1%
39Claiborne Parish, Louisiana$1,322,4150.2%96.4%
40Bossier Parish, Louisiana$1,290,4500.2%96.6%
41Iberville Parish, Louisiana$1,205,9530.2%96.8%
42Lincoln Parish, Louisiana$1,050,2740.2%97.0%
43Iberia Parish, Louisiana$901,3350.2%97.2%
44Vernon Parish, Louisiana$868,4210.2%97.3%
45Webster Parish, Louisiana$845,3330.2%97.5%
46Livingston Parish, Louisiana$630,8160.1%97.6%
47La Salle Parish, Louisiana$603,7690.1%97.7%
48Bienville Parish, Louisiana$595,3610.1%97.8%
49Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana$583,5250.1%97.9%
50Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana$560,7300.1%98.0%
51Caddo Parish, Louisiana$559,4260.1%98.1%
52Winn Parish, Louisiana$523,9470.1%98.2%
53Saint James Parish, Louisiana$502,3440.1%98.3%
54East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$460,6540.1%98.4%
55Ascension Parish, Louisiana$448,8000.1%98.4%
56Lafayette Parish, Louisiana$441,5270.1%98.5%
57Assumption Parish, Louisiana$439,8300.1%98.6%
58West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$396,7740.1%98.7%
59Saint Charles Parish, Louisiana$381,5340.1%98.7%
60Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana$369,7320.1%98.8%
61Jackson Parish, Louisiana$308,4130.1%98.9%
62Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana$240,8650.0%98.9%
63Jefferson Parish, Louisiana$167,6230.0%98.9%
64Saint John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana$72,9210.0%98.9%
65Orleans Parish, Louisiana$58,1520.0%99.0%

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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