Emergency Conservation payments in Michigan totaled $1.6 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Michigan Receiving Emergency Conservation payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Emergency Conservation
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Leelanau County, Michigan$239,09014.9%14.9%
2Oceana County, Michigan$195,81612.2%27.2%
3Tuscola County, Michigan$165,71310.3%37.5%
4Ottawa County, Michigan$146,9019.2%46.7%
5Kent County, Michigan$128,4248.0%54.7%
6Allegan County, Michigan$122,5437.7%62.4%
7Newaygo County, Michigan$117,9937.4%69.7%
8Muskegon County, Michigan$109,6616.8%76.6%
9Grand Traverse County, Michigan$65,4684.1%80.7%
10Saginaw County, Michigan$64,4484.0%84.7%
11Antrim County, Michigan$42,1492.6%87.3%
12Ingham County, Michigan$38,6612.4%89.7%
13Lapeer County, Michigan$33,8412.1%91.8%
14Calhoun County, Michigan$27,3441.7%93.6%
15Benzie County, Michigan$23,5121.5%95.0%
16Menominee County, Michigan$21,5841.3%96.4%
17Wexford County, Michigan$14,8420.9%97.3%
18Berrien County, Michigan$9,6630.6%97.9%
19Lenawee County, Michigan$6,4420.4%98.3%
20Mason County, Michigan$5,2740.3%98.6%
21Iron County, Michigan$5,2230.3%99.0%
22Mecosta County, Michigan$5,0510.3%99.3%
23Saint Joseph County, Michigan$5,0000.3%99.6%
24Manistee County, Michigan$2,4000.1%99.7%
25Van Buren County, Michigan$2,0480.1%99.9%
26Gladwin County, Michigan$2,0160.1%100.0%
27Bay County, Michigan$2080.0%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.

 

Farm Subsidies Education

AgMag