USDA subsidies in Massachusetts totaled $175 million from 1995-2019‡.

Total USDA - Subsidies in Massachusetts by county, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Plymouth County, Massachusetts$25,590,09214.6%14.6%
2Franklin County, Massachusetts$24,571,43914.1%28.7%
3Worcester County, Massachusetts$22,702,00813.0%41.7%
4Hampshire County, Massachusetts$19,933,00311.4%53.1%
5Hampden County, Massachusetts$18,023,15510.3%63.4%
6Bristol County, Massachusetts$13,665,4517.8%71.2%
7Massachusetts NRCS$12,301,6787.0%78.3%
8Middlesex County, Massachusetts$10,382,4655.9%84.2%
9Berkshire County, Massachusetts$10,057,9015.8%90.0%
10Essex County, Massachusetts$8,013,0144.6%94.5%
11Barnstable County, Massachusetts$7,775,7134.4%99.0%
12Norfolk County, Massachusetts$913,6530.5%99.5%
13Dukes County, Massachusetts$151,8930.1%99.6%
14Suffolk County, Massachusetts$28,9410.0%99.6%
15Nantucket County, Massachusetts$3,1650.0%99.6%

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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