Conservation Reserve Program payments in West Virginia totaled $16.1 million from 1995-2020‡.

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

Rank County Conservation Reserve Program
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Hampshire County, West Virginia$4,584,44628.4%28.4%
2Grant County, West Virginia$3,622,74222.5%50.9%
3Greenbrier County, West Virginia$1,487,7669.2%60.1%
4Hardy County, West Virginia$1,393,0668.6%68.7%
5Mason County, West Virginia$853,3245.3%74.0%
6Berkeley County, West Virginia$755,0894.7%78.7%
7Pocahontas County, West Virginia$516,4563.2%81.9%
8Pendleton County, West Virginia$487,3263.0%84.9%
9Jefferson County, West Virginia$329,6332.0%87.0%
10Preston County, West Virginia$264,9571.6%88.6%
11Putnam County, West Virginia$264,4191.6%90.2%
12Monroe County, West Virginia$214,7611.3%91.6%
13Nicholas County, West Virginia$199,9201.2%92.8%
14Randolph County, West Virginia$143,4630.9%93.7%
15Harrison County, West Virginia$129,7180.8%94.5%
16Tyler County, West Virginia$118,2940.7%95.2%
17Mercer County, West Virginia$103,7730.6%95.9%
18Morgan County, West Virginia$101,9410.6%96.5%
19Mineral County, West Virginia$75,0980.5%97.0%
20Gilmer County, West Virginia$74,9080.5%97.4%
21Clay County, West Virginia$56,3470.3%97.8%
22Braxton County, West Virginia$50,1940.3%98.1%
23Kanawha County, West Virginia$46,7130.3%98.4%
24Webster County, West Virginia$45,4580.3%98.7%
25Lincoln County, West Virginia$42,0920.3%98.9%
26Upshur County, West Virginia$26,6610.2%99.1%
27Fayette County, West Virginia$25,6860.2%99.3%
28Doddridge County, West Virginia$18,9420.1%99.4%
29Wood County, West Virginia$17,2950.1%99.5%
30Cabell County, West Virginia$13,7850.1%99.6%
31Calhoun County, West Virginia$13,6620.1%99.6%
32Boone County, West Virginia$11,3030.1%99.7%
33Barbour County, West Virginia$10,7020.1%99.8%
34Wetzel County, West Virginia$9,9770.1%99.8%
35Lewis County, West Virginia$9,1740.1%99.9%
36Jackson County, West Virginia$4,3240.0%99.9%
37Summers County, West Virginia$3,5120.0%99.9%
38Ritchie County, West Virginia$3,2820.0%100.0%
39Marshall County, West Virginia$2,0510.0%100.0%
40Tucker County, West Virginia$1,1320.0%100.0%
41Pleasants County, West Virginia$8740.0%100.0%
42Wirt County, West Virginia$6600.0%100.0%
43Raleigh County, West Virginia$1350.0%100.0%
44Wayne County, West Virginia$800.0%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

AgMag