Commodity subsidies in Maryland totaled $732 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Maryland Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Queen Anne's County, Maryland$94,085,15712.9%12.9%
2Kent County, Maryland$76,505,65110.5%23.3%
3Talbot County, Maryland$65,020,1308.9%32.2%
4Frederick County, Maryland$64,094,3458.8%40.9%
5Caroline County, Maryland$62,734,6278.6%49.5%
6Dorchester County, Maryland$52,305,0857.1%56.7%
7Worcester County, Maryland$48,943,8096.7%63.3%
8Carroll County, Maryland$45,787,1676.3%69.6%
9Cecil County, Maryland$29,357,0294.0%73.6%
10Wicomico County, Maryland$26,093,7113.6%77.2%
11Baltimore County, Maryland$25,309,9013.5%80.6%
12Harford County, Maryland$24,807,5393.4%84.0%
13Washington County, Maryland$24,231,4313.3%87.3%
14Montgomery County, Maryland$22,487,7183.1%90.4%
15Somerset County, Maryland$22,009,7383.0%93.4%
16Saint Mary's County, Maryland$12,614,7691.7%95.1%
17Charles County, Maryland$9,193,9891.3%96.4%
18Howard County, Maryland$7,948,5041.1%97.5%
19Garrett County, Maryland$6,391,0140.9%98.3%
20Anne Arundel County, Maryland$4,610,9860.6%99.0%
21Calvert County, Maryland$3,350,0170.5%99.4%
22Prince George's County, Maryland$2,998,8490.4%99.8%
23Allegany County, Maryland$1,143,4480.2%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 October 31, 2019.

 

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