Grasslands Reserve Program payments in Minnesota totaled $3.9 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Minnesota Receiving Grasslands Reserve Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Grasslands Reserve Program
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Wilkin County, Minnesota$495,60512.7%12.7%
2Murray County, Minnesota$414,53410.6%23.4%
3Clay County, Minnesota$406,32810.4%33.8%
4Rock County, Minnesota$326,3078.4%42.2%
5Pipestone County, Minnesota$299,4567.7%49.9%
6Fillmore County, Minnesota$240,9056.2%56.0%
7Swift County, Minnesota$218,7625.6%61.7%
8Meeker County, Minnesota$215,6405.5%67.2%
9Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota$206,7115.3%72.5%
10Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota$140,9513.6%76.1%
11Lincoln County, Minnesota$121,8413.1%79.3%
12Redwood County, Minnesota$117,8313.0%82.3%
13Brown County, Minnesota$112,6502.9%85.2%
14Norman County, Minnesota$81,1482.1%87.3%
15Goodhue County, Minnesota$67,2211.7%89.0%
16Big Stone County, Minnesota$55,4671.4%90.4%
17Douglas County, Minnesota$54,7441.4%91.8%
18Kandiyohi County, Minnesota$46,8031.2%93.0%
19Wabasha County, Minnesota$41,0941.1%94.1%
20Pope County, Minnesota$32,5790.8%94.9%
21Aitkin County, Minnesota$30,5820.8%95.7%
22Cottonwood County, Minnesota$29,5070.8%96.4%
23Morrison County, Minnesota$21,2940.5%97.0%
24Jackson County, Minnesota$17,9810.5%97.5%
25Chippewa County, Minnesota$17,2940.4%97.9%
26Nobles County, Minnesota$16,8950.4%98.3%
27Stearns County, Minnesota$16,5840.4%98.8%
28Roseau County, Minnesota$10,1920.3%99.0%
29Red Lake County, Minnesota$10,0710.3%99.3%
30Traverse County, Minnesota$9,1420.2%99.5%
31Isanti County, Minnesota$8,4870.2%99.7%
32Polk County, Minnesota$8,0280.2%99.9%
33Clearwater County, Minnesota$2,1840.1%100.0%
34Todd County, Minnesota$2430.0%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.

 

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