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

Counties in Maryland Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Maryland NRCS$48,478,73615.4%15.4%
2Queen Anne's County, Maryland$37,732,84412.0%27.5%
3Dorchester County, Maryland$29,592,4359.4%36.9%
4Carroll County, Maryland$26,960,6888.6%45.5%
5Talbot County, Maryland$21,396,7786.8%52.3%
6Worcester County, Maryland$20,707,6656.6%58.9%
7Kent County, Maryland$20,036,2376.4%65.3%
8Frederick County, Maryland$16,673,1955.3%70.6%
9Wicomico County, Maryland$15,928,6595.1%75.6%
10Caroline County, Maryland$14,698,6834.7%80.3%
11Somerset County, Maryland$13,030,9274.1%84.5%
12Cecil County, Maryland$10,523,5983.4%87.8%
13Washington County, Maryland$7,961,1312.5%90.4%
14Harford County, Maryland$5,552,8001.8%92.1%
15Charles County, Maryland$4,298,2131.4%93.5%
16Montgomery County, Maryland$4,004,6501.3%94.8%
17Saint Mary's County, Maryland$3,713,6631.2%96.0%
18Baltimore County, Maryland$2,877,4480.9%96.9%
19Garrett County, Maryland$2,666,3720.8%97.7%
20Allegany County, Maryland$2,580,0730.8%98.5%
21Howard County, Maryland$2,078,1880.7%99.2%
22Prince George's County, Maryland$1,135,1550.4%99.6%
23Calvert County, Maryland$902,5940.3%99.8%
24Anne Arundel County, Maryland$472,4020.2%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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