Conservation payments in Michigan totaled $668 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 54 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%15%272$100,159,591$368,234
Top 2%23%544$151,883,746$279,198
Top 3%29%816$191,836,972$235,094
Top 4%34%1,088$225,106,223$206,899
Top 5%38%1,360$253,889,994$186,684
Top 6%42%1,633$279,403,198$171,098
Top 7%45%1,905$302,302,696$158,689
Top 8%48%2,177$322,871,924$148,310
Top 9%51%2,449$341,605,628$139,488
Top 10%54%2,721$358,771,378$131,853
Top 11%56%2,993$374,648,726$125,175
Top 12%58%3,266$389,418,536$119,234
Top 13%60%3,538$403,134,252$113,944
Top 14%62%3,810$416,040,291$109,197
Top 15%64%4,082$428,145,180$104,886
Top 16%66%4,354$439,567,495$100,957
Top 17%67%4,626$450,357,225$97,353
Top 18%69%4,899$460,640,809$94,028
Top 19%70%5,171$470,322,999$90,954
Top 20%72%5,443$479,524,132$88,099
Remaining 80% of recips.28%21,774$188,791,374$8,671

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

 

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