Env. Quality Incentive Program payments in New Mexico totaled $110 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in New Mexico Receiving Env. Quality Incentive Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Env. Quality Incentive Program
Pct of
1New Mexico NRCS$61,145,40455.8%55.8%
2Curry County, New Mexico$5,036,2484.6%60.4%
3Chaves County, New Mexico$3,424,7313.1%63.5%
4Lea County, New Mexico$2,957,9442.7%66.2%
5Rio Arriba County, New Mexico$2,733,8672.5%68.7%
6Roosevelt County, New Mexico$2,637,3942.4%71.1%
7Eddy County, New Mexico$2,197,5052.0%73.1%
8DeBaca County, New Mexico$1,863,3591.7%74.8%
9Otero County, New Mexico$1,848,2121.7%76.5%
10Lincoln County, New Mexico$1,822,3911.7%78.1%
11Quay County, New Mexico$1,775,4471.6%79.7%
12Torrance County, New Mexico$1,748,6081.6%81.3%
13Luna County, New Mexico$1,683,0571.5%82.9%
14Socorro County, New Mexico$1,622,9121.5%84.4%
15San Juan County, New Mexico$1,343,1541.2%85.6%
16Guadalupe County, New Mexico$1,339,3781.2%86.8%
17Hidalgo County, New Mexico$1,301,9341.2%88.0%
18Union County, New Mexico$1,285,8821.2%89.2%
19Dona Ana County, New Mexico$1,223,2571.1%90.3%
20San Miguel County, New Mexico$1,147,7971.0%91.3%
21McKinley County, New Mexico$1,009,8170.9%92.2%
22Sierra County, New Mexico$988,7740.9%93.1%
23Valencia County, New Mexico$976,1970.9%94.0%
24Harding County, New Mexico$918,8710.8%94.9%
25Taos County, New Mexico$768,7980.7%95.6%
26Mora County, New Mexico$761,9150.7%96.3%
27Santa Fe County, New Mexico$725,1620.7%96.9%
28Colfax County, New Mexico$706,6440.6%97.6%
29Catron County, New Mexico$659,5320.6%98.2%
30Sandoval County, New Mexico$629,2370.6%98.8%
31Cibola County, New Mexico$504,3860.5%99.2%
32Grant County, New Mexico$439,3860.4%99.6%
33Bernalillo County, New Mexico$422,3350.4%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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