Livestock Subsidies in Massachusetts totaled $4.9 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Massachusetts Receiving livestock subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Livestock Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Middlesex County, Massachusetts$2,396,96449.0%49.0%
2Worcester County, Massachusetts$794,20416.2%65.2%
3Bristol County, Massachusetts$464,3619.5%74.7%
4Franklin County, Massachusetts$359,3107.3%82.1%
5Berkshire County, Massachusetts$235,4064.8%86.9%
6Hampshire County, Massachusetts$224,5964.6%91.5%
7Hampden County, Massachusetts$175,4653.6%95.1%
8Essex County, Massachusetts$125,7042.6%97.6%
9Plymouth County, Massachusetts$88,3181.8%99.4%
10Norfolk County, Massachusetts$23,0000.5%99.9%
11Dukes County, Massachusetts$2,3420.0%100.0%
12Barnstable County, Massachusetts$2,0550.0%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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