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$170,762,8991.9%1.9%
2Deaf Smith County, Texas$141,244,7071.6%3.5%
3San Patricio County, Texas$121,319,1811.4%4.8%
4Gage County, Nebraska$98,133,8921.1%5.9%
5Willacy County, Texas$88,827,3931.0%6.9%
6Scott County, Kansas$85,452,2561.0%7.9%
7Wharton County, Texas$84,502,7770.9%8.8%
8Finney County, Kansas$84,080,0530.9%9.8%
9Ford County, Kansas$83,350,5710.9%10.7%
10Washington County, Kansas$83,250,5040.9%11.6%
11Gray County, Kansas$79,900,7760.9%12.5%
12Hidalgo County, Texas$79,239,9370.9%13.4%
13Lancaster County, Nebraska$78,843,4300.9%14.3%
14Cameron County, Texas$75,008,3240.8%15.1%
15Marshall County, Kansas$74,234,4870.8%15.9%
16Curry County, New Mexico$72,027,9800.8%16.7%
17Baca County, Colorado$70,233,4350.8%17.5%
18Ochiltree County, Texas$68,080,2790.8%18.3%
19Jewell County, Kansas$67,222,1880.7%19.0%
20Smith County, Kansas$64,958,5060.7%19.7%
21Texas County, Oklahoma$64,734,4620.7%20.5%
22Saline County, Nebraska$61,811,4250.7%21.2%
23Mitchell County, Kansas$61,316,6610.7%21.8%
24Seward County, Nebraska$61,214,2500.7%22.5%
25Reno County, Kansas$60,388,9700.7%23.2%
26Hansford County, Texas$60,250,9810.7%23.9%
27Pawnee County, Kansas$58,692,5280.7%24.5%
28Carson County, Texas$57,178,0340.6%25.2%
29Nemaha County, Kansas$56,598,9830.6%25.8%
30Stevens County, Kansas$56,511,0560.6%26.4%
31Matagorda County, Texas$56,509,2740.6%27.1%
32Barton County, Kansas$56,374,5650.6%27.7%
33Moore County, Texas$56,235,1680.6%28.3%
34Rice County, Kansas$55,152,3820.6%28.9%
35Jefferson County, Nebraska$54,305,2830.6%29.5%
36Cimarron County, Oklahoma$53,325,0150.6%30.1%
37Lane County, Kansas$53,322,7490.6%30.7%
38Republic County, Kansas$53,148,2570.6%31.3%
39Gove County, Kansas$52,787,7140.6%31.9%
40Sherman County, Texas$52,143,9550.6%32.5%
41Wichita County, Kansas$51,589,5920.6%33.1%
42Parmer County, Texas$50,431,8020.6%33.6%
43Nuckolls County, Nebraska$50,246,1850.6%34.2%
44Osborne County, Kansas$50,100,5100.6%34.7%
45Graham County, Kansas$49,582,5990.6%35.3%
46Williamson County, Texas$49,448,7560.6%35.8%
47Cloud County, Kansas$49,134,5710.5%36.4%
48Thomas County, Kansas$48,449,0230.5%36.9%
49Ness County, Kansas$48,377,6740.5%37.5%
50McPherson County, Kansas$48,133,1070.5%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 April 30, 2019.

 

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