Conservation payments in Mississippi totaled $1.2 billion from 1995-2017.

Counties in Mississippi Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2017

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Mississippi NRCS$82,801,8327.0%7.0%
2Panola County, Mississippi$56,258,3364.8%11.8%
3Yazoo County, Mississippi$54,475,6974.6%16.4%
4Madison County, Mississippi$39,965,2293.4%19.8%
5Quitman County, Mississippi$35,629,1133.0%22.8%
6Noxubee County, Mississippi$35,416,0983.0%25.9%
7Tallahatchie County, Mississippi$34,435,6762.9%28.8%
8Chickasaw County, Mississippi$32,280,7392.7%31.5%
9Holmes County, Mississippi$30,444,6172.6%34.1%
10Hinds County, Mississippi$30,128,3772.6%36.7%
11Pontotoc County, Mississippi$29,985,4102.5%39.2%
12Calhoun County, Mississippi$29,137,1642.5%41.7%
13Leflore County, Mississippi$24,248,2752.1%43.7%
14Carroll County, Mississippi$22,771,4011.9%45.7%
15Monroe County, Mississippi$22,677,6791.9%47.6%
16Clay County, Mississippi$21,383,4841.8%49.4%
17Coahoma County, Mississippi$21,353,7801.8%51.2%
18Lowndes County, Mississippi$18,716,8381.6%52.8%
19Union County, Mississippi$17,131,0311.5%54.3%
20Tate County, Mississippi$16,704,0271.4%55.7%
21Attala County, Mississippi$16,329,0811.4%57.1%
22Sharkey County, Mississippi$15,108,8091.3%58.4%
23Prentiss County, Mississippi$14,480,5511.2%59.6%
24Pearl River County, Mississippi$14,332,1321.2%60.8%
25Oktibbeha County, Mississippi$14,253,6911.2%62.0%
26Grenada County, Mississippi$13,962,1121.2%63.2%
27Bolivar County, Mississippi$13,866,3961.2%64.4%
28Sunflower County, Mississippi$13,495,0101.1%65.5%
29Marshall County, Mississippi$13,471,8291.1%66.7%
30Walthall County, Mississippi$13,456,8101.1%67.8%
31Warren County, Mississippi$13,442,5441.1%69.0%
32Webster County, Mississippi$12,583,8381.1%70.0%
33Adams County, Mississippi$12,253,4511.0%71.1%
34Claiborne County, Mississippi$12,163,8631.0%72.1%
35Marion County, Mississippi$12,121,5941.0%73.1%
36Tippah County, Mississippi$11,969,6581.0%74.1%
37Humphreys County, Mississippi$11,780,4161.0%75.1%
38Jones County, Mississippi$11,161,2020.9%76.1%
39Washington County, Mississippi$10,423,5230.9%77.0%
40Lafayette County, Mississippi$10,323,7890.9%77.8%
41Itawamba County, Mississippi$10,205,2470.9%78.7%
42Jasper County, Mississippi$9,582,0070.8%79.5%
43Scott County, Mississippi$9,558,0840.8%80.3%
44Yalobusha County, Mississippi$9,534,8960.8%81.1%
45Rankin County, Mississippi$9,255,1260.8%81.9%
46Kemper County, Mississippi$9,102,5540.8%82.7%
47Issaquena County, Mississippi$8,414,0110.7%83.4%
48Winston County, Mississippi$8,288,9740.7%84.1%
49Copiah County, Mississippi$8,269,8890.7%84.8%
50Montgomery County, Mississippi$8,203,5350.7%85.5%
51Alcorn County, Mississippi$8,140,8500.7%86.2%
52Forrest County, Mississippi$7,811,7980.7%86.9%
53Newton County, Mississippi$7,770,0900.7%87.5%
54Amite County, Mississippi$7,432,8820.6%88.2%
55DeSoto County, Mississippi$7,409,1210.6%88.8%
56Covington County, Mississippi$7,309,1070.6%89.4%
57Choctaw County, Mississippi$7,208,6160.6%90.0%
58Leake County, Mississippi$7,158,9120.6%90.6%
59Lamar County, Mississippi$6,979,8390.6%91.2%
60Perry County, Mississippi$6,901,3270.6%91.8%
61Smith County, Mississippi$6,825,7800.6%92.4%
62Simpson County, Mississippi$6,253,7500.5%92.9%
63Benton County, Mississippi$5,897,6420.5%93.4%
64Lee County, Mississippi$5,758,5870.5%93.9%
65Stone County, Mississippi$5,444,3810.5%94.4%
66Tunica County, Mississippi$5,380,3690.5%94.8%
67Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi$5,231,0800.4%95.3%
68Neshoba County, Mississippi$4,852,4040.4%95.7%
69George County, Mississippi$4,731,1660.4%96.1%
70Pike County, Mississippi$4,504,7300.4%96.5%
71Clarke County, Mississippi$4,478,4720.4%96.9%
72Jefferson County, Mississippi$4,195,9740.4%97.2%
73Lincoln County, Mississippi$3,946,9220.3%97.5%
74Lawrence County, Mississippi$3,941,5940.3%97.9%
75Tishomingo County, Mississippi$3,901,3820.3%98.2%
76Hancock County, Mississippi$3,497,9410.3%98.5%
77Wayne County, Mississippi$3,398,5800.3%98.8%
78Wilkinson County, Mississippi$3,359,7640.3%99.1%
79Lauderdale County, Mississippi$2,917,0680.2%99.3%
80Greene County, Mississippi$2,337,6160.2%99.5%
81Jackson County, Mississippi$2,205,1650.2%99.7%
82Franklin County, Mississippi$1,805,7580.2%99.9%
83Harrison County, Mississippi$1,516,2270.1%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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