Sorghum Subsidies in the United States totaled $9.0 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in the United States Receiving sorghum subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Sorghum Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Nueces County, Texas$172,718,5851.9%1.9%
2Deaf Smith County, Texas$141,245,0411.6%3.5%
3San Patricio County, Texas$121,319,6471.4%4.9%
4Gage County, Nebraska$98,133,8921.1%5.9%
5Willacy County, Texas$88,828,4031.0%6.9%
6Scott County, Kansas$85,487,6741.0%7.9%
7Wharton County, Texas$84,502,7770.9%8.8%
8Finney County, Kansas$84,093,5190.9%9.8%
9Ford County, Kansas$83,607,4690.9%10.7%
10Washington County, Kansas$83,259,5160.9%11.6%
11Gray County, Kansas$79,932,4000.9%12.5%
12Hidalgo County, Texas$79,519,3390.9%13.4%
13Lancaster County, Nebraska$78,843,4300.9%14.3%
14Cameron County, Texas$75,019,0020.8%15.1%
15Marshall County, Kansas$74,246,6850.8%15.9%
16Curry County, New Mexico$72,039,7480.8%16.7%
17Baca County, Colorado$70,235,3050.8%17.5%
18Ochiltree County, Texas$68,349,9830.8%18.3%
19Jewell County, Kansas$67,231,4220.7%19.0%
20Smith County, Kansas$64,958,5060.7%19.8%
21Texas County, Oklahoma$64,735,5000.7%20.5%
22Saline County, Nebraska$61,811,4250.7%21.2%
23Mitchell County, Kansas$61,318,1290.7%21.9%
24Seward County, Nebraska$61,214,8500.7%22.5%
25Reno County, Kansas$60,391,8250.7%23.2%
26Hansford County, Texas$60,251,9250.7%23.9%
27Pawnee County, Kansas$58,692,5280.7%24.5%
28Carson County, Texas$57,432,8760.6%25.2%
29Stevens County, Kansas$56,611,6440.6%25.8%
30Nemaha County, Kansas$56,600,4030.6%26.4%
31Matagorda County, Texas$56,509,2740.6%27.1%
32Barton County, Kansas$56,377,5350.6%27.7%
33Moore County, Texas$56,237,4780.6%28.3%
34Rice County, Kansas$55,172,1960.6%28.9%
35Jefferson County, Nebraska$54,305,2830.6%29.5%
36Lane County, Kansas$53,418,4750.6%30.1%
37Cimarron County, Oklahoma$53,326,7830.6%30.7%
38Republic County, Kansas$53,155,4050.6%31.3%
39Gove County, Kansas$52,792,2500.6%31.9%
40Sherman County, Texas$52,143,9550.6%32.5%
41Wichita County, Kansas$51,590,4640.6%33.1%
42Parmer County, Texas$50,524,8680.6%33.6%
43Nuckolls County, Nebraska$50,246,1850.6%34.2%
44Osborne County, Kansas$50,106,0720.6%34.8%
45Graham County, Kansas$49,607,2870.6%35.3%
46Williamson County, Texas$49,453,2240.6%35.9%
47Cloud County, Kansas$49,138,7390.5%36.4%
48Thomas County, Kansas$48,466,4110.5%36.9%
49Ness County, Kansas$48,377,6740.5%37.5%
50McPherson County, Kansas$48,135,1110.5%38.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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