Conservation payments in New York totaled $213 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 55 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%15%130$32,697,764$251,521
Top 2%24%260$50,390,082$193,808
Top 3%30%390$63,739,948$163,436
Top 4%35%520$74,850,193$143,943
Top 5%40%650$84,245,522$129,609
Top 6%43%780$92,384,605$118,442
Top 7%47%910$99,658,319$109,515
Top 8%50%1,041$106,291,169$102,105
Top 9%53%1,171$112,313,920$95,913
Top 10%55%1,301$117,869,570$90,599
Top 11%58%1,431$122,979,095$85,939
Top 12%60%1,561$127,663,238$81,783
Top 13%62%1,691$132,039,063$78,083
Top 14%64%1,821$136,094,025$74,736
Top 15%66%1,952$139,926,223$71,684
Top 16%67%2,082$143,498,678$68,923
Top 17%69%2,212$146,857,704$66,391
Top 18%71%2,342$150,020,440$64,057
Top 19%72%2,472$152,999,881$61,893
Top 20%73%2,602$155,821,202$59,885
Remaining 80% of recips.27%10,412$56,898,120$5,465

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

 

Farm Subsidies Education

AgMag