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$45,816,634$514,794
Top 2%23%178$71,252,144$400,293
Top 3%29%267$90,681,381$339,631
Top 4%34%356$107,025,989$300,635
Top 5%39%445$121,284,820$272,550
Top 6%43%534$133,780,848$250,526
Top 7%46%623$144,901,391$232,587
Top 8%49%712$155,081,024$217,810
Top 9%52%801$164,326,715$205,152
Top 10%55%890$172,698,688$194,043
Top 11%57%979$180,363,522$184,232
Top 12%60%1,068$187,502,324$175,564
Top 13%62%1,157$194,150,426$167,805
Top 14%64%1,246$200,343,076$160,789
Top 15%66%1,335$206,136,932$154,410
Top 16%67%1,424$211,605,346$148,599
Top 17%69%1,513$216,764,784$143,268
Top 18%71%1,602$221,612,377$138,335
Top 19%72%1,691$226,175,367$133,752
Top 20%73%1,780$230,473,765$129,480
Remaining 80% of recips.27%7,120$83,529,368$11,732

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

 

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