Commodity subsidies in Maryland totaled $15.2 million in 2018

Counties in Maryland Receiving Commodity Payments, 2018

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
Pct of
1Kent County, Maryland$2,406,95615.8%15.8%
2Caroline County, Maryland$1,602,48110.5%26.3%
3Frederick County, Maryland$1,447,0319.5%35.8%
4Washington County, Maryland$1,290,5678.5%44.3%
5Talbot County, Maryland$1,285,0128.4%52.7%
6Dorchester County, Maryland$1,272,8278.4%61.1%
7Worcester County, Maryland$1,138,9247.5%68.6%
8Carroll County, Maryland$960,9696.3%74.9%
9Queen Anne's County, Maryland$841,0655.5%80.4%
10Cecil County, Maryland$478,7083.1%83.6%
11Harford County, Maryland$460,8783.0%86.6%
12Garrett County, Maryland$359,7622.4%88.9%
13Saint Mary's County, Maryland$331,9752.2%91.1%
14Baltimore County, Maryland$309,9072.0%93.2%
15Somerset County, Maryland$271,7151.8%94.9%
16Wicomico County, Maryland$171,7131.1%96.1%
17Montgomery County, Maryland$168,8741.1%97.2%
18Charles County, Maryland$162,3911.1%98.2%
19Calvert County, Maryland$79,4770.5%98.8%
20Howard County, Maryland$55,9390.4%99.1%
21Allegany County, Maryland$46,8370.3%99.4%
22Anne Arundel County, Maryland$43,6480.3%99.7%
23Prince George's County, Maryland$40,7630.3%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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