Cotton Subsidies in the United States totaled $1.1 billion in 2014

States Receiving cotton subsidies, 2014

Rank State Cotton Subsidies
2014
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Texas$556,477,02951.3%51.3%
2Georgia$106,245,9789.8%61.0%
3Mississippi$75,776,4797.0%68.0%
4California$45,723,9124.2%72.2%
5Louisiana$42,456,7163.9%76.2%
6Arkansas$41,738,6423.8%80.0%
7Alabama$41,339,9503.8%83.8%
8North Carolina$38,715,6433.6%87.4%
9Arizona$29,393,0072.7%90.1%
10Tennessee$28,058,2482.6%92.7%
11South Carolina$23,165,0372.1%94.8%
12Oklahoma$22,035,6962.0%96.8%
13Missouri$15,635,5181.4%98.3%
14Florida$8,125,7500.7%99.0%
15Virginia$5,144,7720.5%99.5%
16New Mexico$4,301,5170.4%99.9%
17Kansas$1,240,1210.1%100.0%
18Maryland$3,2120.0%100.0%
19Kentucky$2,0930.0%100.0%
20Nebraska$460.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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