Misc. Conservation Payments in Vermont totaled $1.8 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Vermont Receiving Misc. Conservation Payments payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Misc. Conservation Payments
Pct of
1Vermont NRCS$829,16447.1%47.1%
2Orleans County, Vermont$216,59212.3%59.4%
3Orange County, Vermont$151,5418.6%68.0%
4Franklin County, Vermont$106,9606.1%74.1%
5Washington County, Vermont$88,0375.0%79.1%
6Chittenden County, Vermont$68,4633.9%82.9%
7Rutland County, Vermont$68,2533.9%86.8%
8Lamoille County, Vermont$65,8543.7%90.6%
9Addison County, Vermont$54,9643.1%93.7%
10Grand Isle County, Vermont$51,7112.9%96.6%
11Windham County, Vermont$35,8352.0%98.7%
12Windsor County, Vermont$19,4731.1%99.8%
13Bennington County, Vermont$3,7530.2%100.0%
14Caledonia County, Vermont$4450.0%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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