Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) payments in Mississippi totaled $2.8 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Mississippi Receiving Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Mississippi NRCS$1,852,87767.0%67.0%
2Kemper County, Mississippi$49,1161.8%68.8%
3Tallahatchie County, Mississippi$45,1971.6%70.5%
4Wayne County, Mississippi$39,9521.4%71.9%
5Attala County, Mississippi$37,8121.4%73.3%
6Newton County, Mississippi$33,7081.2%74.5%
7Lincoln County, Mississippi$33,1051.2%75.7%
8Simpson County, Mississippi$32,3841.2%76.9%
9Sunflower County, Mississippi$25,9730.9%77.8%
10Noxubee County, Mississippi$24,6830.9%78.7%
11Covington County, Mississippi$24,2470.9%79.6%
12Itawamba County, Mississippi$23,5580.9%80.4%
13Monroe County, Mississippi$23,5040.9%81.3%
14Clarke County, Mississippi$22,5580.8%82.1%
15Clay County, Mississippi$22,3310.8%82.9%
16Marshall County, Mississippi$21,3680.8%83.7%
17Smith County, Mississippi$21,0790.8%84.4%
18Oktibbeha County, Mississippi$20,8000.8%85.2%
19Webster County, Mississippi$20,5830.7%85.9%
20Quitman County, Mississippi$20,1380.7%86.7%
21Jasper County, Mississippi$18,9570.7%87.4%
22Prentiss County, Mississippi$17,2150.6%88.0%
23Lawrence County, Mississippi$17,0840.6%88.6%
24Lafayette County, Mississippi$16,9740.6%89.2%
25Lauderdale County, Mississippi$16,5400.6%89.8%
26Neshoba County, Mississippi$15,7000.6%90.4%
27Yalobusha County, Mississippi$15,3730.6%90.9%
28George County, Mississippi$14,9540.5%91.5%
29Rankin County, Mississippi$14,0540.5%92.0%
30Choctaw County, Mississippi$13,5090.5%92.5%
31Panola County, Mississippi$13,4050.5%93.0%
32Scott County, Mississippi$13,1350.5%93.4%
33Yazoo County, Mississippi$12,4980.5%93.9%
34Pontotoc County, Mississippi$11,6100.4%94.3%
35Carroll County, Mississippi$11,4480.4%94.7%
36Montgomery County, Mississippi$11,1050.4%95.1%
37Leflore County, Mississippi$10,9990.4%95.5%
38Washington County, Mississippi$8,2360.3%95.8%
39Winston County, Mississippi$7,8620.3%96.1%
40Greene County, Mississippi$7,6500.3%96.4%
41Hinds County, Mississippi$7,1200.3%96.6%
42Perry County, Mississippi$6,9270.3%96.9%
43Stone County, Mississippi$6,8510.2%97.1%
44Union County, Mississippi$6,6900.2%97.4%
45Tate County, Mississippi$6,4800.2%97.6%
46Walthall County, Mississippi$5,9930.2%97.8%
47Claiborne County, Mississippi$5,5940.2%98.0%
48Lamar County, Mississippi$5,1310.2%98.2%
49Grenada County, Mississippi$5,0790.2%98.4%
50Leake County, Mississippi$5,0130.2%98.6%
51Lowndes County, Mississippi$4,4110.2%98.7%
52Marion County, Mississippi$4,2940.2%98.9%
53Amite County, Mississippi$4,2410.2%99.0%
54Pearl River County, Mississippi$4,1830.2%99.2%
55Coahoma County, Mississippi$3,9130.1%99.3%
56Holmes County, Mississippi$3,8880.1%99.5%
57Hancock County, Mississippi$3,2580.1%99.6%
58Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi$2,7680.1%99.7%
59Calhoun County, Mississippi$2,4380.1%99.8%
60Pike County, Mississippi$1,8690.1%99.9%
61Bolivar County, Mississippi$1,3360.0%99.9%
62Harrison County, Mississippi$7880.0%99.9%
63Jackson County, Mississippi$5730.0%100.0%
64Chickasaw County, Mississippi$4500.0%100.0%
65Tishomingo County, Mississippi$4400.0%100.0%
66Forrest County, Mississippi$2670.0%100.0%
67Franklin County, Mississippi$2180.0%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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