Env. Quality Incentive Program payments in Massachusetts totaled $17.4 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of EQIP recipients were paid 55 percent of EQIP payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%16%9$2,707,775$300,864
Top 2%25%19$4,334,567$228,135
Top 3%31%28$5,351,725$191,133
Top 4%36%38$6,245,829$164,364
Top 5%40%48$7,011,213$146,067
Top 6%44%57$7,614,090$133,581
Top 7%47%67$8,218,021$122,657
Top 8%50%76$8,690,662$114,351
Top 9%53%86$9,168,783$106,614
Top 10%55%96$9,607,221$100,075
Top 11%57%105$9,971,370$94,965
Top 12%59%115$10,336,438$89,882
Top 13%61%124$10,644,933$85,846
Top 14%63%134$10,966,463$81,839
Top 15%65%144$11,273,865$78,291
Top 16%66%153$11,537,904$75,411
Top 17%68%163$11,819,695$72,513
Top 18%69%172$12,062,834$70,133
Top 19%71%182$12,316,061$67,671
Top 20%72%192$12,557,835$65,405
Remaining 80% of recips.28%769$4,884,125$6,351

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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