Agricultural Conservation Program payments in Minnesota totaled $12.6 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Minnesota Receiving Agricultural Conservation Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Agricultural Conservation Program
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Stearns County, Minnesota$1,496,91911.9%11.9%
2Olmsted County, Minnesota$794,2096.3%18.1%
3Lincoln County, Minnesota$450,0283.6%21.7%
4Rice County, Minnesota$433,7643.4%25.1%
5Le Sueur County, Minnesota$404,2503.2%28.3%
6Fillmore County, Minnesota$375,0633.0%31.3%
7Wabasha County, Minnesota$348,8922.8%34.1%
8Blue Earth County, Minnesota$343,1192.7%36.8%
9Rock County, Minnesota$343,0742.7%39.5%
10Lyon County, Minnesota$309,2562.4%42.0%
11Winona County, Minnesota$237,1021.9%43.8%
12Goodhue County, Minnesota$234,1511.9%45.7%
13Freeborn County, Minnesota$232,6521.8%47.5%
14Steele County, Minnesota$230,2111.8%49.4%
15Saint Louis County, Minnesota$228,8401.8%51.2%
16Redwood County, Minnesota$209,5301.7%52.8%
17Beltrami County, Minnesota$197,2171.6%54.4%
18Mower County, Minnesota$196,7051.6%55.9%
19Dodge County, Minnesota$185,4551.5%57.4%
20Houston County, Minnesota$169,6141.3%58.8%
21Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota$169,5411.3%60.1%
22Kandiyohi County, Minnesota$168,6601.3%61.4%
23Benton County, Minnesota$167,9251.3%62.8%
24Otter Tail County, Minnesota$167,0451.3%64.1%
25Renville County, Minnesota$166,8441.3%65.4%
26Pipestone County, Minnesota$160,7071.3%66.7%
27Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota$142,7431.1%67.8%
28Murray County, Minnesota$142,3871.1%68.9%
29Polk County, Minnesota$141,3431.1%70.1%
30Hubbard County, Minnesota$137,6061.1%71.1%
31Meeker County, Minnesota$130,3201.0%72.2%
32Cass County, Minnesota$119,9420.9%73.1%
33Wadena County, Minnesota$115,1840.9%74.0%
34Crow Wing County, Minnesota$106,5070.8%74.9%
35Carlton County, Minnesota$106,3880.8%75.7%
36Traverse County, Minnesota$106,0070.8%76.6%
37Nobles County, Minnesota$105,3360.8%77.4%
38Waseca County, Minnesota$104,7670.8%78.2%
39Washington County, Minnesota$104,5380.8%79.1%
40Pine County, Minnesota$104,0400.8%79.9%
41Morrison County, Minnesota$102,5970.8%80.7%
42Clearwater County, Minnesota$101,9330.8%81.5%
43Becker County, Minnesota$100,5500.8%82.3%
44Marshall County, Minnesota$96,4150.8%83.1%
45Brown County, Minnesota$94,3450.7%83.8%
46Itasca County, Minnesota$92,6440.7%84.5%
47Pope County, Minnesota$92,5280.7%85.3%
48Scott County, Minnesota$92,5000.7%86.0%
49Stevens County, Minnesota$90,6890.7%86.7%
50Douglas County, Minnesota$86,4440.7%87.4%
51Cottonwood County, Minnesota$84,6950.7%88.1%
52Todd County, Minnesota$84,2510.7%88.7%
53Grant County, Minnesota$68,7020.5%89.3%
54Dakota County, Minnesota$68,5300.5%89.8%
55Isanti County, Minnesota$65,7050.5%90.4%
56Faribault County, Minnesota$64,4890.5%90.9%
57Nicollet County, Minnesota$61,3320.5%91.3%
58Aitkin County, Minnesota$61,1810.5%91.8%
59Sherburne County, Minnesota$60,4240.5%92.3%
60Jackson County, Minnesota$58,2230.5%92.8%
61Swift County, Minnesota$57,8380.5%93.2%
62Mille Lacs County, Minnesota$56,3240.4%93.7%
63Roseau County, Minnesota$55,8830.4%94.1%
64Pennington County, Minnesota$55,6940.4%94.6%
65Chippewa County, Minnesota$54,4550.4%95.0%
66Wright County, Minnesota$51,9070.4%95.4%
67Chisago County, Minnesota$44,9900.4%95.8%
68Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota$43,7740.3%96.1%
69Red Lake County, Minnesota$41,9430.3%96.4%
70Watonwan County, Minnesota$38,9970.3%96.7%
71Kanabec County, Minnesota$38,8420.3%97.1%
72Sibley County, Minnesota$38,2180.3%97.4%
73Big Stone County, Minnesota$38,1040.3%97.7%
74Mahnomen County, Minnesota$35,4930.3%97.9%
75Clay County, Minnesota$31,0980.2%98.2%
76Martin County, Minnesota$30,7640.2%98.4%
77Wilkin County, Minnesota$30,6640.2%98.7%
78Kittson County, Minnesota$26,4000.2%98.9%
79Norman County, Minnesota$25,4650.2%99.1%
80Koochiching County, Minnesota$23,0290.2%99.3%
81Hennepin County, Minnesota$20,3700.2%99.4%
82Lake County, Minnesota$16,7200.1%99.6%
83Cook County, Minnesota$14,7010.1%99.7%
84McLeod County, Minnesota$14,5190.1%99.8%
85Carver County, Minnesota$13,3520.1%99.9%
86Anoka County, Minnesota$13,1790.1%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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