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Sorghum Subsidies** in Texas totaled $1.9 billion from 1995-2012.

Year   Subsidy Amount
1995 $73,959,290
1996 $85,847,690
1997 $88,469,064
1998 $147,097,944
1999 $191,752,662
2000 $197,538,132
2001 $143,210,131
2002 $76,250,203
2003 $88,383,827
2004 $91,410,850
2005 $134,753,042
2006 $105,690,326
2007 $83,806,157
2008 $93,208,452
2009 $83,695,933
2010 $81,765,276
2011 $85,841,266
2012 $57,521,890

1995-2012$1,910,202,135
  • 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 Sorghum Programs

Programs included in sorghum subsidies**

Program Total Payments
1995-2012
Production Flexibility - Sorghum$472,618,286
Crop Ins. Premium Subsidy - Sorghum$439,035,890
Direct Payment - Sorghum$317,689,933
Market Loss Assistance - Sorghum$249,466,684
Estimated Direct Payments 2009-2010** - Sorghum $94,357,136
Loan Deficiency - Sorghum$152,229,487
Counter Cyclical Payment - Sorghum$81,604,962
Deficiency - Sorghum$29,822,686
Advance Deficiency - Sorghum$22,411,965
Market Gains Warehouse - Sorghum$1,927,258
Commodity Certificates - Sorghum$1,842,667
Market Gains Farm - Sorghum$978,828
Warehouse Storage - Sorghum$47,738
Farm Storage - Sorghum$4,792
Loan Def. Refund - Sorghum$-10,683
Prod. Flex. Refund - Sorghum$-27,744