Conservation payments in 4th District of Kansas (Rep. Ron Estes) totaled $282 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 29 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%7%44$778,709$17,698
Top 2%10%89$1,183,687$13,300
Top 3%13%134$1,500,407$11,197
Top 4%16%179$1,774,868$9,915
Top 5%18%223$2,032,828$9,116
Top 6%20%268$2,291,263$8,549
Top 7%22%313$2,544,018$8,128
Top 8%24%358$2,791,736$7,798
Top 9%26%403$3,033,406$7,527
Top 10%29%447$3,264,772$7,304
Top 11%31%492$3,497,381$7,109
Top 12%33%537$3,725,392$6,937
Top 13%34%582$3,948,316$6,784
Top 14%36%627$4,166,811$6,646
Top 15%38%671$4,376,224$6,522
Top 16%40%716$4,585,676$6,405
Top 17%42%761$4,791,454$6,296
Top 18%44%806$4,993,029$6,195
Top 19%45%851$5,189,540$6,098
Top 20%47%895$5,378,073$6,009
Remaining 80% of recips.53%3,584$6,075,898$1,695

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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