Conservation Reserve Program payments in West Virginia totaled $15.1 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in West Virginia Receiving Conservation Reserve Program payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Conservation Reserve Program
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Hampshire County, West Virginia$4,282,36328.4%28.4%
2Grant County, West Virginia$3,480,32423.1%51.6%
3Greenbrier County, West Virginia$1,401,0909.3%60.9%
4Hardy County, West Virginia$1,271,5388.4%69.3%
5Mason County, West Virginia$759,7975.0%74.4%
6Berkeley County, West Virginia$675,5244.5%78.8%
7Pocahontas County, West Virginia$497,1753.3%82.1%
8Pendleton County, West Virginia$360,7282.4%84.5%
9Jefferson County, West Virginia$318,7932.1%86.7%
10Preston County, West Virginia$262,6541.7%88.4%
11Putnam County, West Virginia$254,4681.7%90.1%
12Monroe County, West Virginia$206,6711.4%91.5%
13Nicholas County, West Virginia$197,4031.3%92.8%
14Harrison County, West Virginia$127,4740.8%93.6%
15Randolph County, West Virginia$126,0980.8%94.5%
16Tyler County, West Virginia$116,8370.8%95.2%
17Mercer County, West Virginia$103,6100.7%95.9%
18Morgan County, West Virginia$100,0000.7%96.6%
19Gilmer County, West Virginia$73,3500.5%97.1%
20Clay County, West Virginia$56,0280.4%97.5%
21Braxton County, West Virginia$49,5820.3%97.8%
22Mineral County, West Virginia$49,2520.3%98.1%
23Kanawha County, West Virginia$45,5020.3%98.4%
24Webster County, West Virginia$45,3820.3%98.7%
25Lincoln County, West Virginia$40,4930.3%99.0%
26Upshur County, West Virginia$26,2510.2%99.2%
27Fayette County, West Virginia$24,1170.2%99.3%
28Doddridge County, West Virginia$18,4140.1%99.4%
29Cabell County, West Virginia$13,3630.1%99.5%
30Calhoun County, West Virginia$12,9630.1%99.6%
31Barbour County, West Virginia$10,7020.1%99.7%
32Boone County, West Virginia$10,4250.1%99.8%
33Wetzel County, West Virginia$9,9770.1%99.8%
34Lewis County, West Virginia$9,1740.1%99.9%
35Wood County, West Virginia$6,3670.0%99.9%
36Jackson County, West Virginia$3,9720.0%99.9%
37Ritchie County, West Virginia$3,2820.0%100.0%
38Marshall County, West Virginia$1,8400.0%100.0%
39Summers County, West Virginia$1,7560.0%100.0%
40Pleasants County, West Virginia$4370.0%100.0%
41Wirt County, West Virginia$3300.0%100.0%
42Wayne County, West Virginia$800.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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