Grasslands Reserve Program payments in Vermont totaled $1.5 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Vermont Receiving Grasslands Reserve Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Grasslands Reserve Program
Pct of
1Rutland County, Vermont$476,53032.1%32.1%
2Franklin County, Vermont$303,03320.4%52.6%
3Lamoille County, Vermont$168,32511.4%63.9%
4Windham County, Vermont$156,78810.6%74.5%
5Addison County, Vermont$99,0686.7%81.2%
6Caledonia County, Vermont$86,2315.8%87.0%
7Orleans County, Vermont$65,7524.4%91.4%
8Bennington County, Vermont$47,8703.2%94.7%
9Windsor County, Vermont$42,0062.8%97.5%
10Washington County, Vermont$15,4671.0%98.5%
11Chittenden County, Vermont$12,5190.8%99.4%
12Orange County, Vermont$7,7750.5%99.9%
13Essex County, Vermont$1,3280.1%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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