Conservation payments in Maryland totaled $11.4 million in 2018

Counties in Maryland Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 2018

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
Pct of
1Queen Anne's County, Maryland$1,605,55714.0%14.0%
2Dorchester County, Maryland$1,605,31314.0%28.1%
3Carroll County, Maryland$1,249,87310.9%39.0%
4Worcester County, Maryland$1,102,9399.6%48.7%
5Kent County, Maryland$1,027,2329.0%57.6%
6Talbot County, Maryland$914,1388.0%65.6%
7Wicomico County, Maryland$825,9937.2%72.9%
8Frederick County, Maryland$655,9415.7%78.6%
9Somerset County, Maryland$483,9894.2%82.8%
10Washington County, Maryland$462,2284.0%86.9%
11Caroline County, Maryland$375,0723.3%90.1%
12Cecil County, Maryland$364,1053.2%93.3%
13Harford County, Maryland$156,0701.4%94.7%
14Saint Mary's County, Maryland$126,2281.1%95.8%
15Montgomery County, Maryland$88,6770.8%96.6%
16Allegany County, Maryland$81,1160.7%97.3%
17Charles County, Maryland$80,2240.7%98.0%
18Garrett County, Maryland$71,0270.6%98.6%
19Baltimore County, Maryland$70,9930.6%99.2%
20Howard County, Maryland$59,7120.5%99.8%
21Prince George's County, Maryland$17,1460.1%99.9%
22Calvert County, Maryland$10,5370.1%100.0%
23Anne Arundel County, Maryland$5930.0%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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