Total Organic Cost Share payments in Massachusetts totaled $66,156 from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Massachusetts Receiving Total Organic Cost Share payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Total Organic Cost Share
Pct of
1Franklin County, Massachusetts$15,90324.0%24.0%
2Plymouth County, Massachusetts$13,49620.4%44.4%
3Hampshire County, Massachusetts$12,43018.8%63.2%
4Berkshire County, Massachusetts$7,43411.2%74.5%
5Bristol County, Massachusetts$6,0639.2%83.6%
6Middlesex County, Massachusetts$3,5785.4%89.0%
7Worcester County, Massachusetts$2,0923.2%92.2%
8Barnstable County, Massachusetts$1,7182.6%94.8%
9Essex County, Massachusetts$7501.1%95.9%
10Nantucket County, Massachusetts$7501.1%97.1%
11Norfolk County, Massachusetts$7501.1%98.2%
12Suffolk County, Massachusetts$7501.1%99.3%
13Hampden County, Massachusetts$4430.7%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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