Commodity subsidies in Massachusetts totaled $43.0 million from 1995-2016.

Counties in Massachusetts Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2016

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2016
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Worcester County, Massachusetts$8,360,76919.4%19.4%
2Franklin County, Massachusetts$7,656,88817.8%37.2%
3Berkshire County, Massachusetts$6,049,61914.1%51.3%
4Hampshire County, Massachusetts$5,518,83712.8%64.1%
5Bristol County, Massachusetts$5,387,45712.5%76.7%
6Essex County, Massachusetts$2,778,2276.5%83.1%
7Plymouth County, Massachusetts$2,232,5895.2%88.3%
8Hampden County, Massachusetts$2,114,3814.9%93.2%
9Middlesex County, Massachusetts$1,766,8334.1%97.3%
10Barnstable County, Massachusetts$611,7391.4%98.8%
11Norfolk County, Massachusetts$405,3640.9%99.7%
12Dukes County, Massachusetts$102,9910.2%99.9%
13Suffolk County, Massachusetts$28,1910.1%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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