Rice Subsidies in the United States totaled $16.8 billion from 1995-2020‡.

USDA has not provided recipient detail for rice cooperatives.

Counties in the United States Receiving rice subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Rice Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Colusa County, California$727,228,3024.3%4.3%
2Poinsett County, Arkansas$557,132,2263.3%7.6%
3Sutter County, California$504,994,5313.0%10.6%
4Butte County, California$482,685,9672.9%13.5%
5Arkansas County, Arkansas$449,684,6482.7%16.2%
6Wharton County, Texas$431,820,6672.6%18.7%
7Acadia Parish, Louisiana$427,892,2042.5%21.3%
8Cross County, Arkansas$425,619,8252.5%23.8%
9Glenn County, California$421,413,2042.5%26.3%
10Jackson County, Arkansas$412,668,0362.5%28.7%
11Lawrence County, Arkansas$392,825,5812.3%31.1%
12Jefferson Davis, Louisiana$384,223,0602.3%33.4%
13Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$375,902,9412.2%35.6%
14Lonoke County, Arkansas$356,216,8762.1%37.7%
15Bolivar County, Mississippi$355,990,1582.1%39.8%
16Craighead County, Arkansas$349,802,7762.1%41.9%
17Clay County, Arkansas$340,977,6962.0%43.9%
18Greene County, Arkansas$292,457,7201.7%45.7%
19Butler County, Missouri$277,320,8111.6%47.3%
20Prairie County, Arkansas$268,799,7491.6%48.9%
21Woodruff County, Arkansas$255,759,9061.5%50.4%
22Stoddard County, Missouri$254,337,2691.5%51.9%
23Colorado County, Texas$248,500,4121.5%53.4%
24Jefferson County, Arkansas$240,144,5391.4%54.8%
25Monroe County, Arkansas$230,523,4451.4%56.2%
26Evangeline Parish, Louisiana$230,122,5681.4%57.6%
27Matagorda County, Texas$223,875,8391.3%58.9%
28Sunflower County, Mississippi$198,535,8051.2%60.1%
29Desha County, Arkansas$196,828,1651.2%61.2%
30Chicot County, Arkansas$195,807,5581.2%62.4%
31Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$192,228,7141.1%63.5%
32Saint Francis County, Arkansas$189,250,3451.1%64.7%
33Brazoria County, Texas$186,964,7881.1%65.8%
34Jefferson County, Texas$181,800,3751.1%66.9%
35Chambers County, Texas$171,416,6141.0%67.9%
36Jackson County, Texas$168,564,8221.0%68.9%
37Washington County, Mississippi$162,896,5431.0%69.8%
38Yuba County, California$161,090,5311.0%70.8%
39Yolo County, California$159,160,2850.9%71.7%
40Crittenden County, Arkansas$151,411,3270.9%72.6%
41Lee County, Arkansas$149,351,7950.9%73.5%
42Liberty County, Texas$142,167,9510.8%74.4%
43Phillips County, Arkansas$137,919,6700.8%75.2%
44Lincoln County, Arkansas$137,580,6030.8%76.0%
45Mississippi County, Arkansas$125,967,7010.7%76.8%
46Randolph County, Arkansas$122,256,2170.7%77.5%
47Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana$107,960,3210.6%78.1%
48White County, Arkansas$106,779,2670.6%78.8%
49Allen Parish, Louisiana$105,522,1840.6%79.4%
50Ashley County, Arkansas$102,398,3820.6%80.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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