Conservation payments in Utah totaled $305 million from 1995-2020‡.

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

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
Pct of
1Utah NRCS$76,101,05224.9%24.9%
2Box Elder County, Utah$75,949,26724.9%49.8%
3San Juan County, Utah$32,689,64810.7%60.5%
4Cache County, Utah$21,841,0957.2%67.6%
5Juab County, Utah$15,068,5574.9%72.6%
6Utah County, Utah$12,082,6084.0%76.5%
7Millard County, Utah$11,850,7683.9%80.4%
8Uintah County, Utah$10,546,2953.5%83.9%
9Duchesne County, Utah$10,494,6523.4%87.3%
10Emery County, Utah$8,364,0132.7%90.0%
11Rich County, Utah$6,822,1172.2%92.3%
12Sanpete County, Utah$5,416,8781.8%94.0%
13Washington County, Utah$2,463,1750.8%94.8%
14Beaver County, Utah$2,035,6350.7%95.5%
15Tooele County, Utah$1,728,0370.6%96.1%
16Daggett County, Utah$1,446,4800.5%96.6%
17Sevier County, Utah$1,296,1530.4%97.0%
18Carbon County, Utah$1,261,6510.4%97.4%
19Garfield County, Utah$1,229,7830.4%97.8%
20Iron County, Utah$1,194,4260.4%98.2%
21Wayne County, Utah$1,118,7150.4%98.5%
22Summit County, Utah$1,082,5750.4%98.9%
23Piute County, Utah$982,0750.3%99.2%
24Wasatch County, Utah$607,9400.2%99.4%
25Kane County, Utah$549,1940.2%99.6%
26Morgan County, Utah$438,5660.1%99.7%
27Weber County, Utah$361,1770.1%99.9%
28Salt Lake County, Utah$146,1800.0%99.9%
29Grand County, Utah$142,6970.0%100.0%
30Davis County, Utah$126,1530.0%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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