Conservation payments in West Virginia totaled $80.4 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in West Virginia Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1West Virginia NRCS$22,100,35927.5%27.5%
2Hampshire County, West Virginia$6,986,6208.7%36.2%
3Grant County, West Virginia$5,603,9577.0%43.1%
4Berkeley County, West Virginia$3,940,5914.9%48.0%
5Greenbrier County, West Virginia$3,274,3184.1%52.1%
6Hardy County, West Virginia$3,204,1534.0%56.1%
7Pendleton County, West Virginia$2,830,6893.5%59.6%
8Mason County, West Virginia$2,258,6442.8%62.4%
9Mineral County, West Virginia$2,216,1422.8%65.2%
10Monroe County, West Virginia$2,036,4882.5%67.7%
11Pocahontas County, West Virginia$1,905,2282.4%70.1%
12Roane County, West Virginia$1,569,5152.0%72.0%
13Preston County, West Virginia$1,466,5851.8%73.8%
14Jackson County, West Virginia$1,324,3371.6%75.5%
15Braxton County, West Virginia$1,219,2911.5%77.0%
16Barbour County, West Virginia$1,094,4091.4%78.4%
17Randolph County, West Virginia$1,053,1471.3%79.7%
18Nicholas County, West Virginia$1,020,8451.3%80.9%
19Gilmer County, West Virginia$1,003,0141.2%82.2%
20Jefferson County, West Virginia$936,4401.2%83.4%
21Harrison County, West Virginia$845,0861.1%84.4%
22Marshall County, West Virginia$830,8221.0%85.4%
23Putnam County, West Virginia$817,0941.0%86.4%
24Upshur County, West Virginia$642,6820.8%87.2%
25Summers County, West Virginia$572,4650.7%88.0%
26Mercer County, West Virginia$570,9150.7%88.7%
27Taylor County, West Virginia$569,8930.7%89.4%
28Lewis County, West Virginia$561,2030.7%90.1%
29Calhoun County, West Virginia$527,7970.7%90.7%
30Raleigh County, West Virginia$512,2360.6%91.4%
31Wirt County, West Virginia$505,5660.6%92.0%
32Wayne County, West Virginia$495,0710.6%92.6%
33Ritchie County, West Virginia$443,2230.6%93.2%
34Lincoln County, West Virginia$435,0760.5%93.7%
35Cabell County, West Virginia$425,4000.5%94.2%
36Monongalia County, West Virginia$425,2730.5%94.8%
37Tucker County, West Virginia$422,0380.5%95.3%
38Marion County, West Virginia$381,3670.5%95.8%
39Wood County, West Virginia$370,9710.5%96.2%
40Clay County, West Virginia$346,2140.4%96.7%
41Tyler County, West Virginia$338,8530.4%97.1%
42Morgan County, West Virginia$316,9920.4%97.5%
43Fayette County, West Virginia$314,5980.4%97.9%
44Doddridge County, West Virginia$310,6690.4%98.2%
45Ohio County, West Virginia$302,2620.4%98.6%
46Kanawha County, West Virginia$285,2050.4%99.0%
47Webster County, West Virginia$221,8240.3%99.3%
48Brooke County, West Virginia$181,9580.2%99.5%
49Pleasants County, West Virginia$144,9840.2%99.7%
50Wetzel County, West Virginia$135,9910.2%99.8%
51Wyoming County, West Virginia$65,6190.1%99.9%
52Hancock County, West Virginia$34,2680.0%100.0%
53Boone County, West Virginia$30,0500.0%100.0%
54Logan County, West Virginia$6,1770.0%100.0%
55McDowell County, West Virginia$2,5060.0%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.

 

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