Wetlands Reserve Program payments in Michigan totaled $26.4 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of WRP recipients were paid 53 percent of WRP payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%17%3$4,448,204$1,482,735
Top 2%27%7$7,197,606$1,028,229
Top 3%33%10$8,770,715$877,072
Top 4%37%14$9,866,563$704,754
Top 5%40%17$10,618,398$624,612
Top 6%43%21$11,442,589$544,885
Top 7%45%24$12,011,150$500,465
Top 8%48%28$12,750,627$455,380
Top 9%50%31$13,292,222$428,781
Top 10%53%35$13,980,744$399,450
Top 11%55%38$14,468,655$380,754
Top 12%57%42$15,072,315$358,865
Top 13%59%45$15,487,667$344,170
Top 14%61%49$16,026,984$327,081
Top 15%62%52$16,416,321$315,698
Top 16%64%56$16,909,584$301,957
Top 17%65%59$17,271,456$292,737
Top 18%67%63$17,723,064$281,318
Top 19%68%66$18,052,831$273,528
Top 20%70%70$18,480,394$264,006
Remaining 80% of recips.30%282$7,954,997$28,209

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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