Conservation payments in Massachusetts totaled $28.9 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Massachusetts Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Massachusetts NRCS$12,301,67842.5%42.5%
2Plymouth County, Massachusetts$3,560,69712.3%54.8%
3Franklin County, Massachusetts$3,426,75211.8%66.7%
4Worcester County, Massachusetts$3,157,39010.9%77.6%
5Hampshire County, Massachusetts$1,390,1714.8%82.4%
6Berkshire County, Massachusetts$1,363,9784.7%87.1%
7Bristol County, Massachusetts$1,095,5643.8%90.9%
8Middlesex County, Massachusetts$764,9622.6%93.5%
9Hampden County, Massachusetts$755,3032.6%96.2%
10Essex County, Massachusetts$484,2591.7%97.8%
11Barnstable County, Massachusetts$452,1271.6%99.4%
12Norfolk County, Massachusetts$153,8300.5%99.9%
13Dukes County, Massachusetts$20,6660.1%100.0%
14Nantucket County, Massachusetts$1,5000.0%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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