Conservation payments in Massachusetts totaled $28.9 million from 1995-2017.

Counties in Massachusetts Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2017

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Massachusetts NRCS$12,301,67842.6%42.6%
2Plymouth County, Massachusetts$3,560,69712.3%54.9%
3Franklin County, Massachusetts$3,422,56411.8%66.7%
4Worcester County, Massachusetts$3,144,81010.9%77.6%
5Hampshire County, Massachusetts$1,388,6534.8%82.4%
6Berkshire County, Massachusetts$1,362,2304.7%87.1%
7Bristol County, Massachusetts$1,095,4773.8%90.9%
8Middlesex County, Massachusetts$763,2072.6%93.6%
9Hampden County, Massachusetts$755,2512.6%96.2%
10Essex County, Massachusetts$478,4091.7%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.

 

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