Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) payments in Vermont totaled $1.5 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Vermont Receiving Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)
Pct of
1Vermont NRCS$950,47763.0%63.0%
2Rutland County, Vermont$205,90313.6%76.6%
3Bennington County, Vermont$57,7293.8%80.4%
4Orleans County, Vermont$54,6183.6%84.0%
5Orange County, Vermont$50,0003.3%87.3%
6Caledonia County, Vermont$49,1713.3%90.6%
7Franklin County, Vermont$31,3992.1%92.7%
8Windham County, Vermont$21,9211.5%94.1%
9Essex County, Vermont$21,5981.4%95.6%
10Chittenden County, Vermont$21,3441.4%97.0%
11Washington County, Vermont$17,4241.2%98.1%
12Lamoille County, Vermont$12,3340.8%98.9%
13Addison County, Vermont$9,1700.6%99.6%
14Windsor County, Vermont$6,7570.4%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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