Commodity subsidies in Massachusetts totaled $43.9 million from 1995-2017.

Counties in Massachusetts Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2017

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Worcester County, Massachusetts$8,544,47619.5%19.5%
2Franklin County, Massachusetts$7,789,39217.8%37.2%
3Berkshire County, Massachusetts$6,206,88614.2%51.4%
4Hampshire County, Massachusetts$5,638,42212.9%64.3%
5Bristol County, Massachusetts$5,486,49412.5%76.8%
6Essex County, Massachusetts$2,792,5226.4%83.1%
7Plymouth County, Massachusetts$2,304,0275.3%88.4%
8Hampden County, Massachusetts$2,142,5964.9%93.3%
9Middlesex County, Massachusetts$1,791,5224.1%97.4%
10Barnstable County, Massachusetts$612,3771.4%98.8%
11Norfolk County, Massachusetts$411,4070.9%99.7%
12Dukes County, Massachusetts$102,9910.2%99.9%
13Suffolk County, Massachusetts$28,9410.1%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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