Emergency Conservation payments in Texas totaled $5.2 million in 2019

Counties in Texas Receiving Emergency Conservation payments, 2019

Rank County Emergency Conservation
Pct of
1Armstrong County, Texas$1,496,61828.9%28.9%
2Hill County, Texas$543,52610.5%39.4%
3Donley County, Texas$398,3837.7%47.1%
4Refugio County, Texas$365,6327.1%54.2%
5Runnels County, Texas$365,1607.1%61.3%
6Victoria County, Texas$338,9136.6%67.8%
7Goliad County, Texas$309,6606.0%73.8%
8Collingsworth County, Texas$243,1894.7%78.5%
9Colorado County, Texas$236,8044.6%83.1%
10Aransas County, Texas$176,1863.4%86.5%
11Briscoe County, Texas$130,3622.5%89.0%
12Cherokee County, Texas$105,8502.0%91.0%
13Fayette County, Texas$79,0611.5%92.6%
14Concho County, Texas$67,4471.3%93.9%
15DeWitt County, Texas$51,0471.0%94.9%
16Coleman County, Texas$38,0250.7%95.6%
17Van Zandt County, Texas$30,3550.6%96.2%
18Walker County, Texas$29,7430.6%96.8%
19Hall County, Texas$24,1230.5%97.2%
20Wharton County, Texas$17,5120.3%97.6%
21Roberts County, Texas$17,3570.3%97.9%
22Jackson County, Texas$16,5000.3%98.2%
23Nacogdoches County, Texas$16,2340.3%98.5%
24Kaufman County, Texas$15,8570.3%98.8%
25Dickens County, Texas$14,5180.3%99.1%
26Calhoun County, Texas$13,5970.3%99.4%
27Matagorda County, Texas$10,4520.2%99.6%
28McLennan County, Texas$8,5640.2%99.8%
29Bee County, Texas$7,8870.2%99.9%
30Gray County, Texas$3,8800.1%100.0%
31Lavaca County, Texas$8620.0%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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