Conservation Reserve Program payments in Ohio totaled $968 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Ohio Receiving Conservation Reserve Program payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Conservation Reserve Program
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Ross County, Ohio$83,021,3128.6%8.6%
2Highland County, Ohio$53,485,4975.5%14.1%
3Williams County, Ohio$52,420,2835.4%19.5%
4Pickaway County, Ohio$44,789,9114.6%24.1%
5Defiance County, Ohio$39,961,1474.1%28.3%
6Marion County, Ohio$34,813,7813.6%31.9%
7Hardin County, Ohio$30,406,4863.1%35.0%
8Union County, Ohio$28,679,1213.0%38.0%
9Logan County, Ohio$28,097,7322.9%40.9%
10Fayette County, Ohio$25,605,5832.6%43.5%
11Wyandot County, Ohio$24,918,9712.6%46.1%
12Madison County, Ohio$24,660,3052.5%48.6%
13Auglaize County, Ohio$23,727,7552.5%51.1%
14Seneca County, Ohio$23,702,0552.4%53.5%
15Wood County, Ohio$21,750,0092.2%55.8%
16Allen County, Ohio$20,694,2852.1%57.9%
17Shelby County, Ohio$19,564,8742.0%59.9%
18Mercer County, Ohio$19,183,6212.0%61.9%
19Darke County, Ohio$18,077,7161.9%63.8%
20Huron County, Ohio$17,801,5571.8%65.6%
21Fulton County, Ohio$16,976,1881.8%67.4%
22Champaign County, Ohio$16,384,8581.7%69.1%
23Preble County, Ohio$16,374,2281.7%70.8%
24Paulding County, Ohio$16,272,1911.7%72.5%
25Clinton County, Ohio$16,232,6321.7%74.1%
26Fairfield County, Ohio$15,858,0051.6%75.8%
27Crawford County, Ohio$14,689,5561.5%77.3%
28Putnam County, Ohio$12,829,8541.3%78.6%
29Morrow County, Ohio$12,287,7341.3%79.9%
30Ottawa County, Ohio$11,990,2391.2%81.1%
31Hancock County, Ohio$10,680,1901.1%82.2%
32Richland County, Ohio$10,303,4901.1%83.3%
33Pike County, Ohio$10,124,0311.0%84.3%
34Knox County, Ohio$9,677,6711.0%85.3%
35Sandusky County, Ohio$8,931,9700.9%86.3%
36Henry County, Ohio$8,887,1430.9%87.2%
37Clark County, Ohio$8,323,4310.9%88.0%
38Adams County, Ohio$7,669,5120.8%88.8%
39Brown County, Ohio$7,265,5360.8%89.6%
40Ashland County, Ohio$7,233,1380.7%90.3%
41Scioto County, Ohio$7,159,2740.7%91.1%
42Van Wert County, Ohio$7,026,5770.7%91.8%
43Greene County, Ohio$6,718,3860.7%92.5%
44Montgomery County, Ohio$5,686,3380.6%93.1%
45Miami County, Ohio$5,650,6840.6%93.7%
46Butler County, Ohio$5,615,8990.6%94.2%
47Coshocton County, Ohio$5,564,3170.6%94.8%
48Lorain County, Ohio$4,191,7220.4%95.2%
49Delaware County, Ohio$3,955,1770.4%95.7%
50Licking County, Ohio$3,220,2530.3%96.0%
51Erie County, Ohio$2,719,0570.3%96.3%
52Ashtabula County, Ohio$2,616,1380.3%96.5%
53Warren County, Ohio$2,488,3820.3%96.8%
54Perry County, Ohio$2,487,5590.3%97.1%
55Lucas County, Ohio$2,452,2060.3%97.3%
56Columbiana County, Ohio$1,679,3570.2%97.5%
57Holmes County, Ohio$1,625,6130.2%97.6%
58Wayne County, Ohio$1,613,0940.2%97.8%
59Jackson County, Ohio$1,591,1200.2%98.0%
60Franklin County, Ohio$1,519,2000.2%98.1%
61Athens County, Ohio$1,467,5790.2%98.3%
62Washington County, Ohio$1,373,4040.1%98.4%
63Carroll County, Ohio$1,344,7930.1%98.6%
64Vinton County, Ohio$1,308,9550.1%98.7%
65Muskingum County, Ohio$1,081,9070.1%98.8%
66Gallia County, Ohio$1,080,6590.1%98.9%
67Tuscarawas County, Ohio$1,075,5640.1%99.0%
68Hocking County, Ohio$1,052,4160.1%99.1%
69Lawrence County, Ohio$998,1120.1%99.3%
70Clermont County, Ohio$959,0300.1%99.3%
71Stark County, Ohio$867,4050.1%99.4%
72Medina County, Ohio$842,8310.1%99.5%
73Mahoning County, Ohio$838,1930.1%99.6%
74Trumbull County, Ohio$604,0480.1%99.7%
75Portage County, Ohio$539,7640.1%99.7%
76Meigs County, Ohio$491,7200.1%99.8%
77Morgan County, Ohio$465,3630.0%99.8%
78Jefferson County, Ohio$456,2120.0%99.9%
79Harrison County, Ohio$311,2720.0%99.9%
80Guernsey County, Ohio$291,7600.0%99.9%
81Hamilton County, Ohio$281,6740.0%100.0%
82Geauga County, Ohio$155,1530.0%100.0%
83Lake County, Ohio$43,4420.0%100.0%
84Noble County, Ohio$34,7300.0%100.0%
85Summit County, Ohio$32,1350.0%100.0%
86Monroe County, Ohio$28,4550.0%100.0%
87Belmont County, Ohio$11,6920.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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