Rice Subsidies in the United States totaled $86.0 million in 2019

USDA has not provided recipient detail for rice cooperatives.

Counties in the United States Receiving rice subsidies, 2019

Rank County Rice Subsidies
2019
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Jackson County, Arkansas$7,439,0778.6%8.6%
2Greene County, Arkansas$4,107,9374.8%13.4%
3Poinsett County, Arkansas$4,046,8914.7%18.1%
4Lawrence County, Arkansas$3,992,1674.6%22.8%
5Cross County, Arkansas$3,439,4044.0%26.8%
6Chambers County, Texas$3,180,2153.7%30.5%
7Sutter County, California$3,155,0393.7%34.1%
8Clay County, Arkansas$2,871,2633.3%37.5%
9Butte County, California$2,555,6183.0%40.4%
10Craighead County, Arkansas$2,513,2702.9%43.4%
11Colusa County, California$2,343,5582.7%46.1%
12Monroe County, Arkansas$2,109,3722.5%48.5%
13Woodruff County, Arkansas$1,981,2462.3%50.8%
14Yolo County, California$1,840,9932.1%53.0%
15Mississippi County, Arkansas$1,672,5571.9%54.9%
16Jefferson County, Arkansas$1,648,7591.9%56.8%
17Butler County, Missouri$1,504,0201.7%58.6%
18Lonoke County, Arkansas$1,478,0341.7%60.3%
19Randolph County, Arkansas$1,443,5011.7%62.0%
20Pemiscot County, Missouri$1,374,0951.6%63.6%
21Stoddard County, Missouri$1,364,1011.6%65.2%
22Jefferson County, Texas$1,338,3271.6%66.7%
23Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$1,281,2221.5%68.2%
24Crittenden County, Arkansas$1,246,1361.4%69.7%
25Wharton County, Texas$1,210,7651.4%71.1%
26Saint Francis County, Arkansas$1,048,6411.2%72.3%
27Tunica County, Mississippi$1,033,7251.2%73.5%
28New Madrid County, Missouri$967,6551.1%74.6%
29Matagorda County, Texas$945,7561.1%75.7%
30White County, Arkansas$934,0821.1%76.8%
31Glenn County, California$907,5911.1%77.9%
32Jefferson Davis, Louisiana$824,6171.0%78.8%
33Phillips County, Arkansas$733,6610.9%79.7%
34Quitman County, Mississippi$714,3890.8%80.5%
35Lee County, Arkansas$713,9000.8%81.3%
36Prairie County, Arkansas$675,5220.8%82.1%
37Colorado County, Texas$663,9600.8%82.9%
38Independence County, Arkansas$617,7500.7%83.6%
39Liberty County, Texas$581,1500.7%84.3%
40Arkansas County, Arkansas$576,5490.7%84.9%
41Acadia Parish, Louisiana$569,0420.7%85.6%
42Sunflower County, Mississippi$536,0820.6%86.2%
43Bolivar County, Mississippi$526,4780.6%86.8%
44Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$524,2790.6%87.5%
45Ripley County, Missouri$491,7300.6%88.0%
46Desha County, Arkansas$487,5960.6%88.6%
47Chicot County, Arkansas$480,7610.6%89.2%
48Richland Parish, Louisiana$474,2580.6%89.7%
49Dunklin County, Missouri$463,8360.5%90.2%
50Placer County, California$443,4020.5%90.8%

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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