Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) payments in Massachusetts totaled $1.7 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Massachusetts Receiving Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Massachusetts NRCS$1,052,65763.0%63.0%
2Berkshire County, Massachusetts$221,09613.2%76.3%
3Franklin County, Massachusetts$110,5086.6%82.9%
4Hampshire County, Massachusetts$89,5255.4%88.3%
5Worcester County, Massachusetts$82,6114.9%93.2%
6Hampden County, Massachusetts$64,3483.9%97.1%
7Essex County, Massachusetts$46,6982.8%99.9%
8Middlesex County, Massachusetts$2,3290.1%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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