Conservation payments in North Dakota totaled $2.6 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in North Dakota Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Stutsman County, North Dakota$128,515,1774.9%4.9%
2Walsh County, North Dakota$106,386,0904.1%9.0%
3Grand Forks County, North Dakota$104,171,1164.0%13.0%
4North Dakota NRCS$95,563,3653.7%16.7%
5Nelson County, North Dakota$94,627,6263.6%20.3%
6Ransom County, North Dakota$91,339,7423.5%23.8%
7Barnes County, North Dakota$83,967,3243.2%27.0%
8McHenry County, North Dakota$81,874,1153.1%30.1%
9Hettinger County, North Dakota$78,317,8583.0%33.1%
10Bottineau County, North Dakota$77,927,4333.0%36.1%
11Dickey County, North Dakota$70,844,2662.7%38.8%
12Sargent County, North Dakota$66,550,2842.5%41.4%
13McLean County, North Dakota$62,950,7062.4%43.8%
14Kidder County, North Dakota$60,987,5392.3%46.1%
15LaMoure County, North Dakota$60,897,6242.3%48.5%
16Griggs County, North Dakota$60,842,9932.3%50.8%
17Burleigh County, North Dakota$59,323,9952.3%53.1%
18Richland County, North Dakota$58,035,6372.2%55.3%
19Ramsey County, North Dakota$57,047,5502.2%57.5%
20Pierce County, North Dakota$54,826,0942.1%59.6%
21Divide County, North Dakota$52,443,7592.0%61.6%
22Stark County, North Dakota$50,789,9781.9%63.5%
23Towner County, North Dakota$50,227,7251.9%65.5%
24Eddy County, North Dakota$49,717,9561.9%67.4%
25Wells County, North Dakota$49,168,3901.9%69.2%
26Rolette County, North Dakota$46,855,5521.8%71.0%
27Adams County, North Dakota$44,720,9921.7%72.8%
28Mountrail County, North Dakota$42,975,3671.6%74.4%
29Emmons County, North Dakota$42,062,8591.6%76.0%
30Bowman County, North Dakota$41,367,0331.6%77.6%
31Cavalier County, North Dakota$41,260,4211.6%79.2%
32Cass County, North Dakota$39,599,7861.5%80.7%
33Burke County, North Dakota$38,645,0141.5%82.2%
34Benson County, North Dakota$37,782,1241.4%83.6%
35Sheridan County, North Dakota$37,292,5521.4%85.1%
36Logan County, North Dakota$35,993,5621.4%86.4%
37Ward County, North Dakota$32,933,2781.3%87.7%
38Grant County, North Dakota$32,080,0091.2%88.9%
39Pembina County, North Dakota$31,363,2091.2%90.1%
40Williams County, North Dakota$30,375,6111.2%91.3%
41McIntosh County, North Dakota$26,530,1491.0%92.3%
42Steele County, North Dakota$25,417,9511.0%93.3%
43Golden Valley County, North Dakota$23,655,7030.9%94.2%
44Foster County, North Dakota$21,585,2620.8%95.0%
45Morton County, North Dakota$21,336,8890.8%95.8%
46Slope County, North Dakota$18,092,3420.7%96.5%
47Traill County, North Dakota$15,800,7520.6%97.1%
48Renville County, North Dakota$15,721,4130.6%97.7%
49McKenzie County, North Dakota$13,421,5070.5%98.2%
50Dunn County, North Dakota$12,619,4870.5%98.7%
51Sioux County, North Dakota$9,699,4030.4%99.1%
52Mercer County, North Dakota$9,574,7130.4%99.5%
53Billings County, North Dakota$9,500,7170.4%99.8%
54Oliver County, North Dakota$4,278,7160.2%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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