Commodity subsidies in Maryland totaled $792 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Maryland Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Queen Anne's County, Maryland$98,767,32112.5%12.5%
2Kent County, Maryland$84,022,29210.6%23.1%
3Frederick County, Maryland$70,806,1748.9%32.0%
4Talbot County, Maryland$68,306,3528.6%40.6%
5Caroline County, Maryland$67,429,1658.5%49.2%
6Dorchester County, Maryland$57,166,1807.2%56.4%
7Worcester County, Maryland$51,993,0376.6%62.9%
8Carroll County, Maryland$50,561,4256.4%69.3%
9Cecil County, Maryland$32,394,4764.1%73.4%
10Wicomico County, Maryland$28,247,3663.6%77.0%
11Washington County, Maryland$27,745,2203.5%80.5%
12Baltimore County, Maryland$27,384,5753.5%83.9%
13Harford County, Maryland$26,889,7793.4%87.3%
14Montgomery County, Maryland$24,251,8513.1%90.4%
15Somerset County, Maryland$23,712,3253.0%93.4%
16Saint Mary's County, Maryland$13,516,0761.7%95.1%
17Charles County, Maryland$9,666,2601.2%96.3%
18Howard County, Maryland$8,388,6881.1%97.4%
19Garrett County, Maryland$7,533,7701.0%98.3%
20Anne Arundel County, Maryland$5,089,0180.6%99.0%
21Calvert County, Maryland$3,611,3260.5%99.4%
22Prince George's County, Maryland$3,270,4540.4%99.8%
23Allegany County, Maryland$1,209,5300.2%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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