Misc. Conservation Payments in Michigan totaled $154,017 from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Michigan Receiving Misc. Conservation Payments payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Misc. Conservation Payments
Pct of
1Lenawee County, Michigan$23,90215.5%15.5%
2Osceola County, Michigan$15,65310.2%25.7%
3Lake County, Michigan$13,3888.7%34.4%
4Hillsdale County, Michigan$10,6546.9%41.3%
5Alcona County, Michigan$10,2606.7%48.0%
6Dickinson County, Michigan$8,5455.5%53.5%
7Kalkaska County, Michigan$8,3465.4%58.9%
8Otsego County, Michigan$7,7385.0%63.9%
9Iron County, Michigan$6,8084.4%68.4%
10Ingham County, Michigan$6,7924.4%72.8%
11Missaukee County, Michigan$6,6564.3%77.1%
12Shiawassee County, Michigan$6,1734.0%81.1%
13Newaygo County, Michigan$5,2623.4%84.5%
14Antrim County, Michigan$4,1242.7%87.2%
15Iosco County, Michigan$3,9852.6%89.8%
16Grand Traverse County, Michigan$3,2272.1%91.9%
17Marquette County, Michigan$2,8571.9%93.7%
18Schoolcraft County, Michigan$2,3421.5%95.3%
19Mecosta County, Michigan$1,6611.1%96.3%
20Alpena County, Michigan$1,4961.0%97.3%
21Wexford County, Michigan$1,4891.0%98.3%
22Cheboygan County, Michigan$9750.6%98.9%
23Charlevoix County, Michigan$9490.6%99.5%
24Benzie County, Michigan$3680.2%99.8%
25Baraga County, Michigan$2770.2%99.9%
26Leelanau County, Michigan$900.1%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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