Commodity subsidies in Massachusetts totaled $5.9 million in 2019

Counties in Massachusetts Receiving Commodity Payments, 2019

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
2019
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Plymouth County, Massachusetts$3,812,69364.1%64.1%
2Bristol County, Massachusetts$477,5258.0%72.1%
3Berkshire County, Massachusetts$339,6825.7%77.9%
4Barnstable County, Massachusetts$318,8355.4%83.2%
5Franklin County, Massachusetts$299,8635.0%88.3%
6Worcester County, Massachusetts$226,8943.8%92.1%
7Hampshire County, Massachusetts$198,2983.3%95.4%
8Hampden County, Massachusetts$102,9021.7%97.1%
9Middlesex County, Massachusetts$97,2411.6%98.8%
10Essex County, Massachusetts$64,8981.1%99.9%
11Norfolk County, Massachusetts$7,4010.1%100.0%
12Nantucket County, Massachusetts$7500.0%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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