Commodity subsidies in Vermont totaled $236 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Vermont Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
Pct of
1Addison County, Vermont$62,406,50026.4%26.4%
2Franklin County, Vermont$56,745,78324.0%50.4%
3Orleans County, Vermont$25,399,86310.7%61.2%
4Rutland County, Vermont$14,110,4396.0%67.1%
5Orange County, Vermont$13,218,2305.6%72.7%
6Caledonia County, Vermont$13,217,9525.6%78.3%
7Chittenden County, Vermont$11,542,6154.9%83.2%
8Lamoille County, Vermont$7,411,8443.1%86.4%
9Windham County, Vermont$6,597,5422.8%89.1%
10Washington County, Vermont$6,318,5632.7%91.8%
11Grand Isle County, Vermont$5,798,5312.5%94.3%
12Windsor County, Vermont$4,955,0902.1%96.4%
13Bennington County, Vermont$4,740,5152.0%98.4%
14Essex County, Vermont$3,830,5181.6%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.


Farm Subsidies Education