Livestock Subsidies in Massachusetts totaled $7.1 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Massachusetts Receiving livestock subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Livestock Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Middlesex County, Massachusetts$4,108,78557.7%57.7%
2Worcester County, Massachusetts$866,40112.2%69.9%
3Bristol County, Massachusetts$529,3577.4%77.4%
4Franklin County, Massachusetts$441,2206.2%83.6%
5Berkshire County, Massachusetts$337,3594.7%88.3%
6Hampden County, Massachusetts$296,3084.2%92.5%
7Hampshire County, Massachusetts$267,4103.8%96.2%
8Essex County, Massachusetts$138,5461.9%98.2%
9Plymouth County, Massachusetts$93,5501.3%99.5%
10Norfolk County, Massachusetts$28,3130.4%99.9%
11Dukes County, Massachusetts$5,4840.1%100.0%
12Barnstable County, Massachusetts$2,0550.0%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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