Commodity subsidies in Maine totaled $81.6 million from 1995-2017.

Counties in Maine Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2017

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Penobscot County, Maine$13,802,24016.9%16.9%
2Somerset County, Maine$12,111,63214.8%31.7%
3Aroostook County, Maine$11,303,48213.8%45.6%
4Kennebec County, Maine$8,758,37810.7%56.3%
5Waldo County, Maine$6,164,2457.6%63.9%
6Androscoggin County, Maine$5,792,4277.1%71.0%
7Cumberland County, Maine$3,345,8124.1%75.1%
8Oxford County, Maine$3,335,0494.1%79.1%
9York County, Maine$2,672,9303.3%82.4%
10Piscataquis County, Maine$2,532,4423.1%85.5%
11Washington County, Maine$2,414,5953.0%88.5%
12Franklin County, Maine$2,315,7642.8%91.3%
13Knox County, Maine$2,308,9402.8%94.1%
14Lincoln County, Maine$2,190,4532.7%96.8%
15Hancock County, Maine$1,715,0662.1%98.9%
16Sagadahoc County, Maine$878,6471.1%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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