Conservation payments in Maryland totaled $314 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 55 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%15%89$45,820,676$514,839
Top 2%23%178$71,256,842$400,319
Top 3%29%267$90,689,917$339,663
Top 4%34%356$107,034,525$300,659
Top 5%39%445$121,293,356$272,569
Top 6%43%534$133,790,449$250,544
Top 7%46%623$144,911,679$232,603
Top 8%49%712$155,091,690$217,825
Top 9%52%801$164,337,381$205,165
Top 10%55%890$172,710,776$194,057
Top 11%57%979$180,375,610$184,245
Top 12%60%1,068$187,514,524$175,575
Top 13%62%1,157$194,162,626$167,816
Top 14%64%1,246$200,355,276$160,799
Top 15%66%1,335$206,149,132$154,419
Top 16%67%1,424$211,617,546$148,608
Top 17%69%1,513$216,776,984$143,276
Top 18%71%1,602$221,624,686$138,343
Top 19%72%1,691$226,187,676$133,760
Top 20%73%1,780$230,486,074$129,487
Remaining 80% of recips.27%7,121$83,532,008$11,730

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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