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

Counties in Mississippi Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Mississippi NRCS$82,801,8326.5%6.5%
2Panola County, Mississippi$62,073,9944.9%11.4%
3Yazoo County, Mississippi$62,018,0464.9%16.3%
4Madison County, Mississippi$42,593,8093.4%19.6%
5Quitman County, Mississippi$41,035,9393.2%22.9%
6Tallahatchie County, Mississippi$38,455,0153.0%25.9%
7Noxubee County, Mississippi$37,415,1042.9%28.8%
8Chickasaw County, Mississippi$35,529,7132.8%31.6%
9Holmes County, Mississippi$34,229,3472.7%34.3%
10Calhoun County, Mississippi$33,216,9732.6%36.9%
11Hinds County, Mississippi$31,789,9422.5%39.4%
12Pontotoc County, Mississippi$31,751,2432.5%41.9%
13Leflore County, Mississippi$27,994,7152.2%44.1%
14Carroll County, Mississippi$24,748,1701.9%46.1%
15Monroe County, Mississippi$24,587,7651.9%48.0%
16Coahoma County, Mississippi$24,281,5111.9%49.9%
17Clay County, Mississippi$22,988,5321.8%51.7%
18Lowndes County, Mississippi$19,651,3661.5%53.3%
19Union County, Mississippi$18,146,8461.4%54.7%
20Attala County, Mississippi$18,030,4531.4%56.1%
21Tate County, Mississippi$17,830,7731.4%57.5%
22Sharkey County, Mississippi$17,716,9081.4%58.9%
23Prentiss County, Mississippi$15,635,2251.2%60.2%
24Bolivar County, Mississippi$15,604,5601.2%61.4%
25Warren County, Mississippi$15,494,2351.2%62.6%
26Oktibbeha County, Mississippi$15,077,5561.2%63.8%
27Grenada County, Mississippi$15,053,2631.2%65.0%
28Sunflower County, Mississippi$15,015,1121.2%66.2%
29Pearl River County, Mississippi$14,665,4581.2%67.3%
30Marshall County, Mississippi$14,594,6791.1%68.5%
31Walthall County, Mississippi$14,132,9231.1%69.6%
32Webster County, Mississippi$13,892,6361.1%70.7%
33Humphreys County, Mississippi$13,691,3471.1%71.7%
34Claiborne County, Mississippi$12,931,4171.0%72.8%
35Adams County, Mississippi$12,912,1381.0%73.8%
36Marion County, Mississippi$12,719,1331.0%74.8%
37Tippah County, Mississippi$12,568,1171.0%75.8%
38Washington County, Mississippi$11,809,4510.9%76.7%
39Jones County, Mississippi$11,452,2120.9%77.6%
40Lafayette County, Mississippi$11,046,7510.9%78.5%
41Itawamba County, Mississippi$10,871,6150.9%79.3%
42Yalobusha County, Mississippi$10,258,8720.8%80.1%
43Jasper County, Mississippi$10,088,6640.8%80.9%
44Scott County, Mississippi$9,993,5320.8%81.7%
45Rankin County, Mississippi$9,973,3870.8%82.5%
46Issaquena County, Mississippi$9,469,5330.7%83.2%
47Kemper County, Mississippi$9,466,5340.7%84.0%
48Montgomery County, Mississippi$9,048,0080.7%84.7%
49Copiah County, Mississippi$8,860,2880.7%85.4%
50Alcorn County, Mississippi$8,664,8410.7%86.1%
51Winston County, Mississippi$8,548,9950.7%86.8%
52Newton County, Mississippi$8,089,5820.6%87.4%
53Forrest County, Mississippi$8,005,9360.6%88.0%
54DeSoto County, Mississippi$7,896,4530.6%88.6%
55Amite County, Mississippi$7,775,6970.6%89.3%
56Choctaw County, Mississippi$7,595,6130.6%89.9%
57Covington County, Mississippi$7,570,0160.6%90.4%
58Leake County, Mississippi$7,499,2960.6%91.0%
59Lamar County, Mississippi$7,108,0100.6%91.6%
60Smith County, Mississippi$7,062,0970.6%92.2%
61Perry County, Mississippi$7,023,9650.6%92.7%
62Simpson County, Mississippi$6,457,6630.5%93.2%
63Benton County, Mississippi$6,149,8650.5%93.7%
64Lee County, Mississippi$6,073,3630.5%94.2%
65Tunica County, Mississippi$5,864,0400.5%94.6%
66Stone County, Mississippi$5,523,6440.4%95.1%
67Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi$5,331,7940.4%95.5%
68Neshoba County, Mississippi$5,053,1330.4%95.9%
69George County, Mississippi$4,786,7760.4%96.3%
70Pike County, Mississippi$4,654,1850.4%96.6%
71Clarke County, Mississippi$4,650,8460.4%97.0%
72Jefferson County, Mississippi$4,338,1430.3%97.3%
73Tishomingo County, Mississippi$4,169,6870.3%97.7%
74Lincoln County, Mississippi$4,103,8160.3%98.0%
75Lawrence County, Mississippi$4,035,9430.3%98.3%
76Hancock County, Mississippi$3,510,1070.3%98.6%
77Wayne County, Mississippi$3,483,9800.3%98.9%
78Wilkinson County, Mississippi$3,470,1600.3%99.1%
79Lauderdale County, Mississippi$3,066,9610.2%99.4%
80Greene County, Mississippi$2,353,1540.2%99.6%
81Jackson County, Mississippi$2,205,1650.2%99.7%
82Franklin County, Mississippi$1,873,6920.1%99.9%
83Harrison County, Mississippi$1,538,5720.1%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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