Conservation payments in Maryland totaled $11.5 million in 2019

Counties in Maryland Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 2019

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
Pct of
1Dorchester County, Maryland$1,610,41514.0%14.0%
2Queen Anne's County, Maryland$1,608,63713.9%27.9%
3Carroll County, Maryland$1,139,6699.9%37.8%
4Kent County, Maryland$1,118,4999.7%47.5%
5Talbot County, Maryland$1,100,4259.5%57.0%
6Worcester County, Maryland$998,2608.7%65.7%
7Wicomico County, Maryland$789,0226.8%72.5%
8Frederick County, Maryland$624,2975.4%77.9%
9Somerset County, Maryland$573,1345.0%82.9%
10Washington County, Maryland$515,2254.5%87.4%
11Caroline County, Maryland$358,5753.1%90.5%
12Cecil County, Maryland$340,1732.9%93.4%
13Harford County, Maryland$235,8832.0%95.5%
14Saint Mary's County, Maryland$101,0990.9%96.4%
15Montgomery County, Maryland$90,3910.8%97.1%
16Allegany County, Maryland$71,9010.6%97.8%
17Baltimore County, Maryland$63,1300.5%98.3%
18Howard County, Maryland$58,8880.5%98.8%
19Charles County, Maryland$57,6890.5%99.3%
20Garrett County, Maryland$48,1840.4%99.7%
21Prince George's County, Maryland$17,9000.2%99.9%
22Calvert County, Maryland$10,4840.1%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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