Corn Subsidies in Maine totaled $31.6 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Maine Receiving corn subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Corn Subsidies
Pct of
1Penobscot County, Maine$8,392,63726.5%26.5%
2Somerset County, Maine$7,129,84022.6%49.1%
3Kennebec County, Maine$3,547,43711.2%60.3%
4Androscoggin County, Maine$2,511,2537.9%68.3%
5Waldo County, Maine$2,339,6587.4%75.7%
6Oxford County, Maine$2,013,7856.4%82.0%
7Piscataquis County, Maine$1,457,1984.6%86.6%
8Franklin County, Maine$1,283,6464.1%90.7%
9Aroostook County, Maine$992,8473.1%93.8%
10York County, Maine$786,1562.5%96.3%
11Cumberland County, Maine$758,4492.4%98.7%
12Lincoln County, Maine$208,9550.7%99.4%
13Sagadahoc County, Maine$94,3560.3%99.7%
14Knox County, Maine$85,3330.3%100.0%
15Hancock County, Maine$12,0870.0%100.0%
16Washington County, Maine$3,1890.0%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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