Wetlands Reserve Program payments in Maryland totaled $727,936 from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Maryland Receiving Wetlands Reserve Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wetlands Reserve Program
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Maryland NRCS$448,89961.7%61.7%
2Somerset County, Maryland$126,06317.3%79.0%
3Worcester County, Maryland$106,28114.6%93.6%
4Wicomico County, Maryland$31,4614.3%97.9%
5Caroline County, Maryland$15,2322.1%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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