Conservation payments in Maryland totaled $302 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Maryland Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Maryland NRCS$48,478,73616.0%16.0%
2Queen Anne's County, Maryland$36,076,24011.9%28.0%
3Dorchester County, Maryland$27,956,6499.3%37.2%
4Carroll County, Maryland$25,776,9758.5%45.8%
5Talbot County, Maryland$20,287,2356.7%52.5%
6Worcester County, Maryland$19,662,0936.5%59.0%
7Kent County, Maryland$18,905,6346.3%65.2%
8Frederick County, Maryland$16,026,1055.3%70.6%
9Wicomico County, Maryland$15,134,4075.0%75.6%
10Caroline County, Maryland$14,333,5384.7%80.3%
11Somerset County, Maryland$12,448,5724.1%84.4%
12Cecil County, Maryland$10,181,8173.4%87.8%
13Washington County, Maryland$7,422,5332.5%90.3%
14Harford County, Maryland$5,306,0281.8%92.0%
15Charles County, Maryland$4,237,2781.4%93.4%
16Montgomery County, Maryland$3,905,3451.3%94.7%
17Saint Mary's County, Maryland$3,587,6921.2%95.9%
18Baltimore County, Maryland$2,814,2680.9%96.8%
19Garrett County, Maryland$2,604,4560.9%97.7%
20Allegany County, Maryland$2,500,7830.8%98.5%
21Howard County, Maryland$2,019,3000.7%99.2%
22Prince George's County, Maryland$1,117,1860.4%99.5%
23Calvert County, Maryland$892,1100.3%99.8%
24Anne Arundel County, Maryland$471,8090.2%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 April 30, 2019.

 

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