Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) payments in Maryland totaled $1.1 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Maryland Receiving Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)
Pct of
1Maryland NRCS$853,93681.1%81.1%
2Kent County, Maryland$40,0563.8%84.9%
3Dorchester County, Maryland$39,6593.8%88.6%
4Wicomico County, Maryland$30,5632.9%91.5%
5Queen Anne's County, Maryland$22,8052.2%93.7%
6Somerset County, Maryland$17,2371.6%95.4%
7Worcester County, Maryland$10,2201.0%96.3%
8Talbot County, Maryland$8,7240.8%97.2%
9Garrett County, Maryland$8,4230.8%98.0%
10Allegany County, Maryland$7,4080.7%98.7%
11Cecil County, Maryland$5,5590.5%99.2%
12Caroline County, Maryland$3,8230.4%99.5%
13Carroll County, Maryland$2,1000.2%99.7%
14Harford County, Maryland$1,6880.2%99.9%
15Washington County, Maryland$1,0130.1%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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