Conservation payments in Nebraska totaled $2.0 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 58 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%17%551$335,129,559$608,221
Top 2%25%1,103$508,397,392$460,922
Top 3%32%1,655$639,424,409$386,359
Top 4%37%2,207$747,516,734$338,703
Top 5%41%2,759$840,606,520$304,678
Top 6%45%3,311$922,237,038$278,537
Top 7%49%3,863$994,752,835$257,508
Top 8%52%4,415$1,059,989,456$240,088
Top 9%55%4,967$1,119,252,066$225,338
Top 10%58%5,519$1,173,683,428$212,662
Top 11%60%6,071$1,223,626,988$201,553
Top 12%63%6,622$1,269,765,167$191,750
Top 13%65%7,174$1,312,654,840$182,974
Top 14%67%7,726$1,352,513,627$175,060
Top 15%68%8,278$1,389,482,319$167,852
Top 16%70%8,830$1,423,863,507$161,253
Top 17%72%9,382$1,455,996,215$155,190
Top 18%73%9,934$1,486,119,539$149,599
Top 19%75%10,486$1,514,457,885$144,427
Top 20%76%11,038$1,541,040,266$139,612
Remaining 80% of recips.24%44,153$488,208,007$11,057

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

 

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