Deficiency Payments in Massachusetts totaled $351,803 from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Massachusetts Receiving Deficiency Payments payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Deficiency Payments
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Hampshire County, Massachusetts$73,30320.8%20.8%
2Franklin County, Massachusetts$72,85020.7%41.5%
3Worcester County, Massachusetts$53,17015.1%56.7%
4Bristol County, Massachusetts$43,40012.3%69.0%
5Berkshire County, Massachusetts$40,71511.6%80.6%
6Plymouth County, Massachusetts$34,9709.9%90.5%
7Hampden County, Massachusetts$12,9933.7%94.2%
8Middlesex County, Massachusetts$7,1372.0%96.2%
9Dukes County, Massachusetts$6,5111.9%98.1%
10Essex County, Massachusetts$4,0791.2%99.2%
11Norfolk County, Massachusetts$2,6750.8%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 April 30, 2019.

 

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