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Sorghum Subsidies** in the United States totaled $246 million in 2010

Counties in United States Receiving sorghum subsidies**, 2010
Rank County Sorghum Subsidies**
Pct of
1Nueces County, Texas$5,673,5552.3%2.3%
2Deaf Smith County, Texas$4,169,0311.7%4.0%
3San Patricio County, Texas$3,901,7211.6%5.6%
4Willacy County, Texas$3,497,0391.4%7.0%
5Hidalgo County, Texas$3,322,4201.3%8.3%
6Cameron County, Texas$2,952,7061.2%9.5%
7Scott County, Kansas$2,808,7091.1%10.7%
8Washington County, Kansas$2,647,0031.1%11.8%
9Finney County, Kansas$2,586,9401.1%12.8%
10Wharton County, Texas$2,540,0841.0%13.8%
11Gray County, Kansas$2,327,8150.9%14.8%
12Baca County, Colorado$2,317,3000.9%15.7%
13Ochiltree County, Texas$2,162,3200.9%16.6%
14Marshall County, Kansas$2,135,7100.9%17.5%
15Lancaster County, Nebraska$2,075,8100.8%18.3%
16Ford County, Kansas$2,072,1050.8%19.2%
17Curry County, New Mexico$2,004,3670.8%20.0%
18Hansford County, Texas$1,892,4860.8%20.7%
19Jewell County, Kansas$1,892,3000.8%21.5%
20Nemaha County, Kansas$1,889,0290.8%22.3%
21Carson County, Texas$1,875,0160.8%23.0%
22Matagorda County, Texas$1,872,5560.8%23.8%
23Smith County, Kansas$1,844,5580.7%24.5%
24Pawnee County, Kansas$1,838,3750.7%25.3%
25Graham County, Kansas$1,771,1340.7%26.0%
26Texas County, Oklahoma$1,765,0170.7%26.7%
27Lane County, Kansas$1,760,9820.7%27.4%
28Mitchell County, Kansas$1,743,6550.7%28.1%
29Reno County, Kansas$1,730,5090.7%28.9%
30Wichita County, Kansas$1,692,6390.7%29.5%
31Barton County, Kansas$1,662,6250.7%30.2%
32Moore County, Texas$1,650,9470.7%30.9%
33Trego County, Kansas$1,640,1370.7%31.5%
34Marion County, Kansas$1,598,8620.6%32.2%
35Republic County, Kansas$1,576,3210.6%32.8%
36Seward County, Nebraska$1,573,1270.6%33.5%
37Dickinson County, Kansas$1,541,7580.6%34.1%
38Rice County, Kansas$1,535,4800.6%34.7%
39Gove County, Kansas$1,500,2040.6%35.3%
40Starr County, Texas$1,499,8760.6%35.9%
41Williamson County, Texas$1,494,3090.6%36.5%
42McPherson County, Kansas$1,491,9440.6%37.2%
43Sherman County, Texas$1,432,6830.6%37.7%
44Thomas County, Kansas$1,431,9360.6%38.3%
45Stevens County, Kansas$1,428,5920.6%38.9%
46Jim Wells County, Texas$1,422,2500.6%39.5%
47Rooks County, Kansas$1,413,7840.6%40.0%
48Ness County, Kansas$1,404,6820.6%40.6%
49Morton County, Kansas$1,389,7580.6%41.2%
50Osborne County, Kansas$1,364,6940.6%41.7%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

** Crop totals are an estimate. In the data received by EWG for 2009-2011, USDA does not differentiate Direct Payments or Counter-Cyclical Payments by crop as in previous years. EWG allocated the region's Direct Payments by crop for the 2009-2011 calendar year using the proportion of that crop's Direct Payments in 2008. Number of recipients receiving Direct Payments for that crop were not estimated. Due to the way Counter Cyclical Payments are made - EWG was not able to allocate Counter Cyclical Payments to crops. Also included in the crop totals are the crop insurance premiums as reported by the USDA Risk Management Agency for that crop. The crop insurance premium is the amount of money that is calculated by USDA to make the program actuarially sound. Crop insurance premium subsidies are available at the county, state and national level.