Conservation Reserve Program payments in Maryland totaled $227 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Maryland Receiving Conservation Reserve Program payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Conservation Reserve Program
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Queen Anne's County, Maryland$34,207,08015.0%15.0%
2Dorchester County, Maryland$26,579,20911.7%26.7%
3Carroll County, Maryland$23,400,12110.3%37.0%
4Talbot County, Maryland$18,733,7188.2%45.3%
5Worcester County, Maryland$18,154,0128.0%53.2%
6Kent County, Maryland$17,199,3877.6%60.8%
7Wicomico County, Maryland$14,278,9546.3%67.1%
8Frederick County, Maryland$14,126,2266.2%73.3%
9Caroline County, Maryland$12,463,3845.5%78.8%
10Somerset County, Maryland$10,774,9334.7%83.5%
11Cecil County, Maryland$7,903,5973.5%87.0%
12Washington County, Maryland$6,351,7442.8%89.8%
13Harford County, Maryland$3,963,7171.7%91.5%
14Charles County, Maryland$3,739,9611.6%93.2%
15Montgomery County, Maryland$3,463,1981.5%94.7%
16Saint Mary's County, Maryland$3,155,3801.4%96.1%
17Garrett County, Maryland$2,093,3110.9%97.0%
18Allegany County, Maryland$2,023,8410.9%97.9%
19Baltimore County, Maryland$1,727,1110.8%98.7%
20Howard County, Maryland$1,589,4460.7%99.4%
21Prince George's County, Maryland$866,0530.4%99.7%
22Calvert County, Maryland$397,2060.2%99.9%
23Anne Arundel County, Maryland$178,0450.1%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

Farm Subsidies Education

AgMag