Sorghum Subsidies in the United States totaled $8.4 billion from 1995-2017.

Counties in the United States Receiving sorghum subsidies, 1995-2017

Rank County Sorghum Subsidies
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Nueces County, Texas$155,467,0731.9%1.9%
2Deaf Smith County, Texas$133,092,5151.6%3.4%
3San Patricio County, Texas$109,520,7141.3%4.8%
4Gage County, Nebraska$96,036,3321.1%5.9%
5Willacy County, Texas$81,069,3381.0%6.9%
6Washington County, Kansas$80,251,3041.0%7.8%
7Wharton County, Texas$79,268,6860.9%8.8%
8Lancaster County, Nebraska$78,176,3400.9%9.7%
9Scott County, Kansas$75,039,8010.9%10.6%
10Finney County, Kansas$74,596,2160.9%11.5%
11Hidalgo County, Texas$74,523,8000.9%12.4%
12Marshall County, Kansas$71,862,1370.9%13.2%
13Ford County, Kansas$70,555,9230.8%14.1%
14Cameron County, Texas$70,353,4430.8%14.9%
15Gray County, Kansas$68,261,3410.8%15.7%
16Curry County, New Mexico$67,642,1010.8%16.6%
17Baca County, Colorado$65,377,1800.8%17.3%
18Ochiltree County, Texas$63,037,1270.8%18.1%
19Jewell County, Kansas$62,412,2380.7%18.8%
20Smith County, Kansas$60,812,1960.7%19.6%
21Saline County, Nebraska$59,959,0040.7%20.3%
22Seward County, Nebraska$59,674,7500.7%21.0%
23Texas County, Oklahoma$59,403,9100.7%21.7%
24Hansford County, Texas$57,400,1410.7%22.4%
25Reno County, Kansas$56,309,7070.7%23.1%
26Nemaha County, Kansas$56,221,1590.7%23.7%
27Carson County, Texas$54,081,1740.6%24.4%
28Mitchell County, Kansas$53,981,7940.6%25.0%
29Matagorda County, Texas$53,500,5000.6%25.7%
30Stevens County, Kansas$53,110,0110.6%26.3%
31Moore County, Texas$52,960,0480.6%26.9%
32Jefferson County, Nebraska$52,946,2770.6%27.6%
33Pawnee County, Kansas$51,712,1390.6%28.2%
34Republic County, Kansas$51,259,9280.6%28.8%
35Rice County, Kansas$50,153,3900.6%29.4%
36Nuckolls County, Nebraska$49,220,0070.6%30.0%
37Barton County, Kansas$48,762,4750.6%30.6%
38Gove County, Kansas$48,733,6210.6%31.1%
39Sherman County, Texas$48,559,9100.6%31.7%
40Parmer County, Texas$47,769,7860.6%32.3%
41Williamson County, Texas$47,223,7980.6%32.9%
42Wichita County, Kansas$46,851,5970.6%33.4%
43Cimarron County, Oklahoma$46,828,8640.6%34.0%
44Lane County, Kansas$46,196,7370.6%34.5%
45Thomas County, Kansas$45,736,9270.5%35.1%
46Marion County, Kansas$45,722,1100.5%35.6%
47Cloud County, Kansas$45,357,6930.5%36.2%
48McPherson County, Kansas$44,790,4010.5%36.7%
49Graham County, Kansas$44,674,3700.5%37.2%
50Osborne County, Kansas$44,589,7730.5%37.8%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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