Wetlands Reserve Program payments in North Carolina totaled $7.1 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in North Carolina Receiving Wetlands Reserve Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wetlands Reserve Program
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1North Carolina NRCS$3,028,00742.6%42.6%
2Hyde County, North Carolina$249,2183.5%46.1%
3Tyrrell County, North Carolina$81,3801.1%47.3%
4Washington County, North Carolina$45,2540.6%47.9%
5Henderson County, North Carolina$10,4510.1%48.0%
6Craven County, North Carolina$7270.0%48.1%
7Beaufort County, North Carolina$1650.0%48.1%

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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