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

Counties in Massachusetts Receiving Env. Quality Incentive Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Env. Quality Incentive Program
Pct of
1Massachusetts NRCS$9,775,23956.0%56.0%
2Plymouth County, Massachusetts$2,277,17613.1%69.1%
3Franklin County, Massachusetts$988,4925.7%74.8%
4Worcester County, Massachusetts$971,3595.6%80.3%
5Berkshire County, Massachusetts$835,7204.8%85.1%
6Hampshire County, Massachusetts$804,0674.6%89.7%
7Hampden County, Massachusetts$509,4072.9%92.7%
8Barnstable County, Massachusetts$339,5791.9%94.6%
9Bristol County, Massachusetts$334,0081.9%96.5%
10Middlesex County, Massachusetts$294,6671.7%98.2%
11Essex County, Massachusetts$226,7331.3%99.5%
12Norfolk County, Massachusetts$80,2600.5%100.0%
13Dukes County, Massachusetts$5,2540.0%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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