Dairy Program Subsidies in Maine totaled $35.5 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Maine Receiving dairy program subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Dairy Program Subsidies
Pct of
1Penobscot County, Maine$6,839,99119.2%19.2%
2Somerset County, Maine$6,244,68117.6%36.8%
3Kennebec County, Maine$5,966,59516.8%53.6%
4Waldo County, Maine$4,167,94211.7%65.3%
5Androscoggin County, Maine$3,467,1489.8%75.1%
6Aroostook County, Maine$1,465,4934.1%79.2%
7Franklin County, Maine$1,199,7403.4%82.6%
8Piscataquis County, Maine$1,182,4253.3%85.9%
9Cumberland County, Maine$1,166,1523.3%89.2%
10York County, Maine$1,136,9003.2%92.4%
11Oxford County, Maine$1,032,9542.9%95.3%
12Lincoln County, Maine$806,5702.3%97.6%
13Sagadahoc County, Maine$449,4601.3%98.8%
14Knox County, Maine$358,3201.0%99.8%
15Washington County, Maine$60,7860.2%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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