Wheat Subsidies in Maine totaled $457,876 from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Maine Receiving wheat subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wheat Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Aroostook County, Maine$438,45195.8%95.8%
2Somerset County, Maine$10,6112.3%98.1%
3Waldo County, Maine$1,9890.4%98.5%
4Piscataquis County, Maine$1,9870.4%98.9%
5Hancock County, Maine$1,0880.2%99.2%
6Oxford County, Maine$1,0550.2%99.4%
7Penobscot County, Maine$8030.2%99.6%
8Androscoggin County, Maine$7080.2%99.7%
9York County, Maine$6650.1%99.9%
10Franklin County, Maine$3840.1%100.0%
11Kennebec County, Maine$1350.0%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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