Cotton Subsidies in the United States totaled $1.1 billion in 2010

States Receiving cotton subsidies, 2010

Rank State Cotton Subsidies
2010
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Texas$401,363,88038.1%38.1%
2Georgia$110,313,64510.5%48.6%
3Mississippi$98,073,0889.3%57.9%
4California$63,938,0766.1%63.9%
5Louisiana$60,617,2895.8%69.7%
6Arkansas$56,180,7615.3%75.0%
7North Carolina$50,349,5314.8%79.8%
8Alabama$45,560,1784.3%84.1%
9Arizona$42,391,7974.0%88.2%
10Tennessee$36,663,0843.5%91.6%
11South Carolina$23,552,2252.2%93.9%
12Oklahoma$22,268,6022.1%96.0%
13Missouri$20,278,4771.9%97.9%
14Florida$9,076,1800.9%98.8%
15New Mexico$5,858,4770.6%99.3%
16Virginia$5,427,6110.5%99.8%
17Kansas$1,602,5530.2%100.0%
18Maryland$4,2740.0%100.0%
19Kentucky$2330.0%100.0%
20Nebraska$650.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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