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Cotton Subsidies** in Texas totaled $10.8 billion from 1995-2012.

Year   Subsidy Amount
1995 $85,485,616
1996 $265,962,445
1997 $249,882,927
1998 $412,821,229
1999 $627,909,095
2000 $602,002,011
2001 $844,687,106
2002 $622,849,631
2003 $807,046,485
2004 $685,124,247
2005 $1,189,801,073
2006 $989,037,573
2007 $821,796,654
2008 $533,613,598
2009 $743,903,422
2010 $352,598,990
2011 $639,969,211
2012 $356,259,697

1995-2012$10,830,751,009
  • Deficiency Payments
  • Direct Payments (2003-2008) and Production Flexibility Contracts (1996-2002)
  • Crop Insurance Premium Subsidies
  • Price Support Payments (Loan Deficiency, Marketing Loan Gains, and Certificates)
  • Counter-Cyclical Programs
  • Market Loss Assistance
  • Other Cotton Programs

Programs included in cotton subsidies**

Program Total Payments
1995-2012
Crop Ins. Premium Subsidy - Cotton$2,684,997,847
Counter Cyclical Payment - Cotton$2,175,385,110
Commodity Certificates - Coop Cotton$1,497,709,766
Production Flexibility - Upland Cotton$1,210,447,871
Direct Payment - Upland Cotton$1,099,107,490
Estimated Direct Payments 2009-2010** - Cotton $331,492,138
Loan Deficiency - Upland Cotton$774,086,598
Market Loss Assistance - Upland Cotton$622,545,463
Commodity Certificates - Cotton$247,038,921
Market Gains Warehouse - Upland Cotton$38,153,029
Advance Deficiency - Upland Cotton$30,392,396
Storage Forgiven - Upland Cotton$10,460,436
Direct Payment Violation - Upland Cotton$-6,790
Advance Deficiency - Els Cotton$-22,229
Loan Def. Refund - Cotton$-49,171
Loan Def. Refund - Cotton$-62,353
Denied Market Gain - Upland Cotton$-114,533
Prod. Flex. Refund - Upland Cotton$-178,095
Deficiency - Elscotton$-951,031
Deficiency - Upcotton$-52,001,772