Wetlands Reserve Program payments in Mississippi totaled $21.6 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Mississippi Receiving Wetlands Reserve Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wetlands Reserve Program
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Mississippi NRCS$16,686,18277.3%77.3%
2Washington County, Mississippi$1,040,2904.8%82.1%
3Bolivar County, Mississippi$1,035,2404.8%86.9%
4Sunflower County, Mississippi$663,3273.1%90.0%
5Wilkinson County, Mississippi$538,2732.5%92.5%
6Jefferson County, Mississippi$515,3902.4%94.8%
7Warren County, Mississippi$218,5451.0%95.9%
8Holmes County, Mississippi$151,3510.7%96.6%
9Tallahatchie County, Mississippi$147,4610.7%97.2%
10Claiborne County, Mississippi$134,0710.6%97.9%
11Alcorn County, Mississippi$121,9410.6%98.4%
12Webster County, Mississippi$76,5160.4%98.8%
13Humphreys County, Mississippi$72,2100.3%99.1%
14Sharkey County, Mississippi$55,3310.3%99.4%
15DeSoto County, Mississippi$39,9010.2%99.6%
16Quitman County, Mississippi$33,5790.2%99.7%
17Oktibbeha County, Mississippi$17,2530.1%99.8%
18Coahoma County, Mississippi$14,7800.1%99.9%
19Yazoo County, Mississippi$11,7060.1%99.9%
20Leflore County, Mississippi$7,9940.0%100.0%
21Neshoba County, Mississippi$5,9350.0%100.0%
22Adams County, Mississippi$4,5670.0%100.0%
23Lawrence County, Mississippi$1150.0%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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