Conservation Reserve Program payments in New Mexico totaled $444 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in New Mexico Receiving Conservation Reserve Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Conservation Reserve Program
Pct of
1Curry County, New Mexico$162,487,69436.6%36.6%
2Roosevelt County, New Mexico$126,410,74428.5%65.1%
3Quay County, New Mexico$82,084,37918.5%83.5%
4Lea County, New Mexico$29,949,2736.7%90.3%
5Union County, New Mexico$19,104,8434.3%94.6%
6Harding County, New Mexico$10,939,5882.5%97.1%
7Torrance County, New Mexico$4,681,0601.1%98.1%
8DeBaca County, New Mexico$1,577,3710.4%98.5%
9Colfax County, New Mexico$1,284,1020.3%98.8%
10San Juan County, New Mexico$1,171,7370.3%99.0%
11San Miguel County, New Mexico$982,6270.2%99.2%
12Hidalgo County, New Mexico$757,3220.2%99.4%
13Rio Arriba County, New Mexico$636,7620.1%99.6%
14Santa Fe County, New Mexico$606,2840.1%99.7%
15Cibola County, New Mexico$594,6690.1%99.8%
16Taos County, New Mexico$264,0960.1%99.9%
17McKinley County, New Mexico$249,5570.1%99.9%
18Luna County, New Mexico$123,8870.0%100.0%
19Dona Ana County, New Mexico$78,1880.0%100.0%
20Mora County, New Mexico$33,4110.0%100.0%
21Bernalillo County, New Mexico$10,2550.0%100.0%
22Chaves County, New Mexico$1,3280.0%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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