Grasslands Reserve Program payments in Minnesota totaled $234,834 in 2019

Counties in Minnesota Receiving Grasslands Reserve Program payments, 2019

Rank County Grasslands Reserve Program
Pct of
1Wilkin County, Minnesota$30,15712.8%12.8%
2Murray County, Minnesota$26,53711.3%24.1%
3Pipestone County, Minnesota$24,30410.3%34.5%
4Meeker County, Minnesota$23,55210.0%44.5%
5Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota$20,3738.7%53.2%
6Rock County, Minnesota$19,3048.2%61.4%
7Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota$15,8496.7%68.2%
8Lincoln County, Minnesota$13,7495.9%74.0%
9Redwood County, Minnesota$11,9115.1%79.1%
10Swift County, Minnesota$8,3343.5%82.6%
11Brown County, Minnesota$7,8743.4%86.0%
12Big Stone County, Minnesota$5,2672.2%88.2%
13Douglas County, Minnesota$4,5621.9%90.2%
14Clay County, Minnesota$4,4121.9%92.1%
15Cottonwood County, Minnesota$2,9681.3%93.3%
16Aitkin County, Minnesota$2,8031.2%94.5%
17Stearns County, Minnesota$2,7641.2%95.7%
18Nobles County, Minnesota$2,1270.9%96.6%
19Pope County, Minnesota$1,9630.8%97.4%
20Chippewa County, Minnesota$1,7080.7%98.2%
21Goodhue County, Minnesota$1,3000.6%98.7%
22Isanti County, Minnesota$9430.4%99.1%
23Red Lake County, Minnesota$7680.3%99.4%
24Polk County, Minnesota$6690.3%99.7%
25Jackson County, Minnesota$3630.2%99.9%
26Clearwater County, Minnesota$2730.1%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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