Conservation payments in Louisiana totaled $509 million from 1995-2017.

Counties in Louisiana Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2017

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Louisiana NRCS$54,483,59510.7%10.7%
2West Carroll Parish, Louisiana$52,158,71910.2%20.9%
3Concordia Parish, Louisiana$43,001,1108.4%29.4%
4Franklin Parish, Louisiana$32,188,7286.3%35.7%
5Madison Parish, Louisiana$31,694,8206.2%41.9%
6Richland Parish, Louisiana$30,903,3196.1%48.0%
7Catahoula Parish, Louisiana$29,454,4375.8%53.8%
8Tensas Parish, Louisiana$24,429,0424.8%58.6%
9East Carroll Parish, Louisiana$19,690,8973.9%62.4%
10Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana$17,545,5243.4%65.9%
11Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$17,353,0243.4%69.3%
12Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana$14,897,8942.9%72.2%
13Red River Parish, Louisiana$13,947,3152.7%75.0%
14Caldwell Parish, Louisiana$13,049,7232.6%77.5%
15Beauregard Parish, Louisiana$10,142,2792.0%79.5%
16Washington Parish, Louisiana$8,063,4121.6%81.1%
17Evangeline Parish, Louisiana$7,030,4331.4%82.5%
18Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana$6,286,6341.2%83.7%
19Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana$5,929,4061.2%84.9%
20Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$5,066,5651.0%85.9%
21Ouachita Parish, Louisiana$4,970,6561.0%86.8%
22Rapides Parish, Louisiana$4,834,0990.9%87.8%
23East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$4,619,9630.9%88.7%
24Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana$3,496,7710.7%89.4%
25Acadia Parish, Louisiana$3,405,8120.7%90.1%
26West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$3,199,2960.6%90.7%
27Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana$3,176,9100.6%91.3%
28Jefferson Davis, Louisiana$2,809,4380.6%91.9%
29De Soto Parish, Louisiana$2,645,3340.5%92.4%
30Cameron Parish, Louisiana$2,569,6900.5%92.9%
31Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana$2,449,2300.5%93.4%
32Allen Parish, Louisiana$2,229,7210.4%93.8%
33Saint Helena Parish, Louisiana$1,926,9550.4%94.2%
34Grant Parish, Louisiana$1,896,3530.4%94.6%
35Sabine Parish, Louisiana$1,721,9080.3%94.9%
36Union Parish, Louisiana$1,646,8760.3%95.2%
37Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana$1,449,7680.3%95.5%
38Lafourche Parish, Louisiana$1,370,7410.3%95.8%
39Claiborne Parish, Louisiana$1,322,4150.3%96.0%
40Bossier Parish, Louisiana$1,271,0040.2%96.3%
41Iberville Parish, Louisiana$1,193,0990.2%96.5%
42Lincoln Parish, Louisiana$1,050,2740.2%96.7%
43Iberia Parish, Louisiana$901,3350.2%96.9%
44Vernon Parish, Louisiana$846,1320.2%97.1%
45Webster Parish, Louisiana$845,3330.2%97.2%
46Livingston Parish, Louisiana$623,9740.1%97.4%
47Bienville Parish, Louisiana$593,8380.1%97.5%
48Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana$576,3770.1%97.6%
49Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana$560,7300.1%97.7%
50Caddo Parish, Louisiana$554,0460.1%97.8%
51La Salle Parish, Louisiana$546,5810.1%97.9%
52Saint James Parish, Louisiana$502,3440.1%98.0%
53Winn Parish, Louisiana$493,4930.1%98.1%
54East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$459,7850.1%98.2%
55Ascension Parish, Louisiana$448,8000.1%98.3%
56Lafayette Parish, Louisiana$441,5270.1%98.4%
57Assumption Parish, Louisiana$439,8300.1%98.5%
58West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$395,7160.1%98.5%
59Saint Charles Parish, Louisiana$381,5340.1%98.6%
60Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana$369,7320.1%98.7%
61Jackson Parish, Louisiana$308,4130.1%98.7%
62Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana$240,8650.0%98.8%
63Jefferson Parish, Louisiana$167,6230.0%98.8%
64Saint John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana$72,9210.0%98.8%
65Orleans Parish, Louisiana$58,1520.0%98.8%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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