Mkt. Loss Asst. - Commodity Crops payments in Maine totaled $2.8 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Maine Receiving Mkt. Loss Asst. - Commodity Crops payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Mkt. Loss Asst. - Commodity Crops
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Penobscot County, Maine$542,04919.4%19.4%
2Somerset County, Maine$540,68519.3%38.7%
3Aroostook County, Maine$467,38916.7%55.4%
4Kennebec County, Maine$245,7688.8%64.2%
5Oxford County, Maine$203,5297.3%71.4%
6Androscoggin County, Maine$189,6396.8%78.2%
7Waldo County, Maine$148,5295.3%83.5%
8Franklin County, Maine$130,6654.7%88.2%
9Piscataquis County, Maine$115,7374.1%92.3%
10Cumberland County, Maine$96,7983.5%95.8%
11York County, Maine$74,1962.7%98.4%
12Lincoln County, Maine$24,3210.9%99.3%
13Knox County, Maine$11,4570.4%99.7%
14Sagadahoc County, Maine$4,4520.2%99.9%
15Hancock County, Maine$3,2500.1%100.0%
16Washington County, Maine$6530.0%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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