Conservation payments in Minnesota totaled $3.0 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 57 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%16%939$485,202,381$516,722
Top 2%25%1,878$741,043,849$394,592
Top 3%31%2,818$932,941,717$331,065
Top 4%37%3,757$1,089,634,269$290,028
Top 5%41%4,697$1,223,860,296$260,562
Top 6%45%5,636$1,341,647,183$238,050
Top 7%49%6,576$1,446,495,248$219,966
Top 8%52%7,515$1,540,398,466$204,977
Top 9%55%8,454$1,625,884,649$192,321
Top 10%57%9,394$1,704,073,897$181,400
Top 11%60%10,333$1,775,779,840$171,855
Top 12%62%11,273$1,841,963,080$163,396
Top 13%64%12,212$1,903,015,096$155,832
Top 14%66%13,152$1,959,924,289$149,021
Top 15%68%14,091$2,012,999,888$142,857
Top 16%69%15,031$2,062,649,607$137,226
Top 17%71%15,970$2,109,208,517$132,073
Top 18%72%16,909$2,152,984,400$127,328
Top 19%74%17,849$2,194,164,713$122,929
Top 20%75%18,788$2,232,938,518$118,849
Remaining 80% of recips.25%75,156$744,546,212$9,907

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

 

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