Sorghum Subsidies in the United States totaled $499 million in 2017

Counties in the United States Receiving sorghum subsidies, 2017

Rank County Sorghum Subsidies
2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Nueces County, Texas$15,819,8933.2%3.2%
2San Patricio County, Texas$12,452,0592.5%5.7%
3Deaf Smith County, Texas$10,629,7032.1%7.8%
4Willacy County, Texas$9,243,5721.9%9.6%
5Ford County, Kansas$6,674,7581.3%11.0%
6Cameron County, Texas$6,604,5111.3%12.3%
7Scott County, Kansas$6,597,6341.3%13.6%
8Wharton County, Texas$6,411,3701.3%14.9%
9Curry County, New Mexico$5,602,9411.1%16.0%
10Hidalgo County, Texas$5,581,8411.1%17.2%
11Finney County, Kansas$5,517,9441.1%18.3%
12Ochiltree County, Texas$4,805,0741.0%19.2%
13Gray County, Kansas$4,786,9101.0%20.2%
14Baca County, Colorado$4,426,5300.9%21.1%
15Lane County, Kansas$4,332,6350.9%21.9%
16Matagorda County, Texas$4,196,6140.8%22.8%
17Ness County, Kansas$4,128,8510.8%23.6%
18Trego County, Kansas$4,039,9580.8%24.4%
19Rush County, Kansas$3,974,2860.8%25.2%
20Refugio County, Texas$3,935,9860.8%26.0%
21Barton County, Kansas$3,879,5320.8%26.8%
22Kleberg County, Texas$3,590,2960.7%27.5%
23Swisher County, Texas$3,519,1450.7%28.2%
24Parmer County, Texas$3,497,7330.7%28.9%
25Graham County, Kansas$3,492,9170.7%29.6%
26Hansford County, Texas$3,464,9340.7%30.3%
27Texas County, Oklahoma$3,453,1950.7%31.0%
28Kearny County, Kansas$3,450,3900.7%31.7%
29Carson County, Texas$3,398,6520.7%32.4%
30Lyman County, South Dakota$3,345,8840.7%33.0%
31Greeley County, Kansas$3,286,9850.7%33.7%
32Ellis County, Kansas$3,280,0270.7%34.3%
33Hamilton County, Kansas$3,265,4220.7%35.0%
34Wichita County, Kansas$3,239,8270.6%35.6%
35Moore County, Texas$3,233,0470.6%36.3%
36Fort Bend County, Texas$3,192,0300.6%36.9%
37Jewell County, Kansas$3,191,3130.6%37.6%
38Pawnee County, Kansas$3,176,1900.6%38.2%
39Gage County, Nebraska$3,164,8900.6%38.8%
40Mitchell County, Kansas$3,156,8130.6%39.5%
41Reno County, Kansas$3,091,1760.6%40.1%
42Rice County, Kansas$3,015,8770.6%40.7%
43Russell County, Kansas$2,992,8850.6%41.3%
44Smith County, Kansas$2,951,6160.6%41.9%
45Hill County, Texas$2,930,3300.6%42.5%
46Williamson County, Texas$2,896,1230.6%43.1%
47Castro County, Texas$2,877,4100.6%43.6%
48Saline County, Nebraska$2,874,1640.6%44.2%
49Cimarron County, Oklahoma$2,873,9410.6%44.8%
50Jim Wells County, Texas$2,832,5420.6%45.3%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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