Grasslands Reserve Program payments in West Virginia totaled $884,003 from 1995-2020‡.

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

Rank County Grasslands Reserve Program
Pct of
1Monroe County, West Virginia$312,64335.4%35.4%
2Hardy County, West Virginia$80,0409.1%44.4%
3Grant County, West Virginia$77,8868.8%53.2%
4Hampshire County, West Virginia$70,6428.0%61.2%
5Jefferson County, West Virginia$50,4805.7%66.9%
6Randolph County, West Virginia$49,9475.7%72.6%
7Pocahontas County, West Virginia$36,4754.1%76.7%
8Summers County, West Virginia$32,4543.7%80.4%
9Preston County, West Virginia$31,5663.6%84.0%
10Barbour County, West Virginia$30,4513.4%87.4%
11Braxton County, West Virginia$20,7972.4%89.7%
12Tucker County, West Virginia$18,3442.1%91.8%
13Gilmer County, West Virginia$14,4761.6%93.5%
14Lincoln County, West Virginia$12,7291.4%94.9%
15Upshur County, West Virginia$12,3361.4%96.3%
16Lewis County, West Virginia$7,7490.9%97.2%
17Nicholas County, West Virginia$4,9260.6%97.7%
18Clay County, West Virginia$4,1510.5%98.2%
19West Virginia NRCS$4,0000.5%98.7%
20Mineral County, West Virginia$3,0490.3%99.0%
21Kanawha County, West Virginia$2,5620.3%99.3%
22Cabell County, West Virginia$2,5500.3%99.6%
23Pendleton County, West Virginia$2,3280.3%99.8%
24Putnam County, West Virginia$7140.1%99.9%
25Greenbrier County, West Virginia$7080.1%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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