Conservation payments in Mississippi totaled $1.3 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 65 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%23%545$288,346,317$529,076
Top 2%33%1,090$414,957,038$380,695
Top 3%40%1,635$504,293,832$308,437
Top 4%45%2,181$574,293,332$263,317
Top 5%50%2,726$631,602,956$231,696
Top 6%54%3,271$680,028,512$207,896
Top 7%57%3,817$721,869,601$189,120
Top 8%60%4,362$758,585,055$173,908
Top 9%62%4,907$791,175,380$161,234
Top 10%65%5,452$820,307,615$150,460
Top 11%67%5,998$846,746,989$141,172
Top 12%69%6,543$870,641,509$133,065
Top 13%70%7,088$892,542,677$125,923
Top 14%72%7,634$912,874,833$119,580
Top 15%73%8,179$931,670,026$113,910
Top 16%75%8,724$949,217,211$108,805
Top 17%76%9,269$965,561,656$104,171
Top 18%77%9,815$980,805,051$99,929
Top 19%78%10,360$995,054,816$96,048
Top 20%79%10,905$1,008,390,262$92,470
Remaining 80% of recips.21%43,624$262,359,570$6,014

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

 

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