Loan Deficiency Payments in Vermont totaled $18.7 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Vermont Receiving Loan Deficiency Payments payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Loan Deficiency Payments
Pct of
1Franklin County, Vermont$5,590,75329.9%29.9%
2Addison County, Vermont$4,433,02123.7%53.5%
3Rutland County, Vermont$1,488,6587.9%61.5%
4Orleans County, Vermont$1,047,1435.6%67.1%
5Chittenden County, Vermont$917,5154.9%72.0%
6Orange County, Vermont$830,3074.4%76.4%
7Caledonia County, Vermont$777,8814.2%80.5%
8Grand Isle County, Vermont$735,2543.9%84.5%
9Bennington County, Vermont$609,9813.3%87.7%
10Windham County, Vermont$604,7233.2%91.0%
11Lamoille County, Vermont$598,8443.2%94.2%
12Windsor County, Vermont$454,6742.4%96.6%
13Washington County, Vermont$334,6071.8%98.4%
14Essex County, Vermont$305,7201.6%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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