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Sorghum Subsidies** in Arkansas totaled $163 million from 1995-2012.

Counties in Arkansas Receiving sorghum subsidies**, 1995-2012
Rank County Sorghum Subsidies**
Pct of
1Clay County, Arkansas$17,970,35411.0%11.0%
2Greene County, Arkansas$12,509,0187.7%18.7%
3Mississippi County, Arkansas$9,666,2105.9%24.6%
4Lawrence County, Arkansas$9,177,4785.6%30.2%
5Woodruff County, Arkansas$7,831,2414.8%35.0%
6Phillips County, Arkansas$7,491,2334.6%39.6%
7Jackson County, Arkansas$7,303,6354.5%44.1%
8Crittenden County, Arkansas$6,438,2893.9%48.0%
9Miller County, Arkansas$6,303,0773.9%51.9%
10Chicot County, Arkansas$6,027,0553.7%55.6%
11Randolph County, Arkansas$5,744,1953.5%59.1%
12Desha County, Arkansas$5,360,2393.3%62.4%
13Cross County, Arkansas$4,916,7553.0%65.4%
14White County, Arkansas$4,497,9412.8%68.2%
15Saint Francis County, Arkansas$4,118,7212.5%70.7%
16Arkansas County, Arkansas$4,084,2072.5%73.2%
17Craighead County, Arkansas$3,828,4762.3%75.5%
18Lee County, Arkansas$3,812,2652.3%77.9%
19Independence County, Arkansas$3,808,6772.3%80.2%
20Poinsett County, Arkansas$3,452,1932.1%82.3%
21Monroe County, Arkansas$3,239,0102.0%84.3%
22Prairie County, Arkansas$3,221,4932.0%86.3%
23Drew County, Arkansas$2,530,9071.6%87.8%
24Lonoke County, Arkansas$2,340,5731.4%89.3%
25Jefferson County, Arkansas$2,218,3761.4%90.6%
26Ashley County, Arkansas$2,112,7801.3%91.9%
27Little River County, Arkansas$1,860,3271.1%93.1%
28Lincoln County, Arkansas$1,703,6921.0%94.1%
29Lafayette County, Arkansas$1,695,7941.0%95.2%
30Yell County, Arkansas$1,014,1720.6%95.8%
31Conway County, Arkansas$957,3280.6%96.4%
32Pulaski County, Arkansas$746,4840.5%96.8%
33Hempstead County, Arkansas$687,7890.4%97.2%
34Faulkner County, Arkansas$553,3200.3%97.6%
35Clark County, Arkansas$523,7650.3%97.9%
36Perry County, Arkansas$520,5740.3%98.2%
37Pope County, Arkansas$468,4600.3%98.5%
38Pike County, Arkansas$326,8350.2%98.7%
39Nevada County, Arkansas$301,7080.2%98.9%
40Logan County, Arkansas$283,8630.2%99.1%
41Sharp County, Arkansas$200,9690.1%99.2%
42Hot Spring County, Arkansas$199,1610.1%99.3%
43Johnson County, Arkansas$181,4050.1%99.4%
44Howard County, Arkansas$118,9480.1%99.5%
45Franklin County, Arkansas$108,0580.1%99.6%
46Ouachita County, Arkansas$95,7390.1%99.6%
47Cleburne County, Arkansas$92,2400.1%99.7%
48Bradley County, Arkansas$86,8410.1%99.7%
49Crawford County, Arkansas$80,6050.0%99.8%
50Dallas County, Arkansas$62,0190.0%99.8%
51Saline County, Arkansas$55,8690.0%99.9%
52Benton County, Arkansas$54,4410.0%99.9%
53Calhoun County, Arkansas$45,3010.0%99.9%
54Sevier County, Arkansas$43,7350.0%99.9%
55Izard County, Arkansas$39,9420.0%100.0%
56Van Buren County, Arkansas$26,5020.0%100.0%
57Stone County, Arkansas$25,6050.0%100.0%
58Sebastian County, Arkansas$20,1740.0%100.0%
59Cleveland County, Arkansas$11,2500.0%100.0%
60Scott County, Arkansas$1,4700.0%100.0%

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.