Cotton Subsidies in the United States totaled $35.8 billion from 1995-2014.

SELECT * FROM regionsummary WHERE progcode='cotton' and regtype='STATE' and mtotal!=0 ORDER BY mtotal DESC

States Receiving cotton subsidies, 1995-2014

Rank State Cotton Subsidies
1995-2014
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Texas$12,052,752,74733.7%33.7%
2Mississippi$4,810,083,11813.4%47.1%
3California$3,166,487,1358.9%56.0%
4Georgia$3,113,476,6378.7%64.7%
5Arkansas$2,183,916,0966.1%70.8%
6Louisiana$1,971,644,4215.5%76.3%
7North Carolina$1,767,193,5964.9%81.2%
8Tennessee$1,504,768,7634.2%85.5%
9Alabama$1,446,734,9434.0%89.5%
10Arizona$1,202,034,1433.4%92.9%
11Missouri$680,986,0981.9%94.8%
12South Carolina$675,077,5441.9%96.6%
13Oklahoma$568,690,5671.6%98.2%
14Florida$238,057,8430.7%98.9%
15Virginia$195,173,1830.5%99.4%
16New Mexico$169,248,9600.5%99.9%
17Kansas$28,074,9310.1%100.0%
18Kentucky$373,6740.0%100.0%
19Maryland$142,6970.0%100.0%
20Nebraska$1,8820.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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