Sorghum Subsidies in the United States totaled $488 million in 2018

Counties in the United States Receiving sorghum subsidies, 2018

Rank County Sorghum Subsidies
2018
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Nueces County, Texas$13,119,2482.7%2.7%
2Ford County, Kansas$9,789,3902.0%4.7%
3San Patricio County, Texas$9,667,2632.0%6.7%
4Gray County, Kansas$9,650,0342.0%8.7%
5Scott County, Kansas$7,587,0121.6%10.2%
6Deaf Smith County, Texas$7,510,4571.5%11.8%
7Willacy County, Texas$7,499,0421.5%13.3%
8Finney County, Kansas$6,605,4941.4%14.6%
9Ness County, Kansas$6,480,1681.3%16.0%
10Mitchell County, Kansas$6,343,9961.3%17.3%
11Pawnee County, Kansas$6,134,6881.3%18.5%
12Rush County, Kansas$5,861,3771.2%19.7%
13Ellis County, Kansas$5,461,2371.1%20.9%
14Lane County, Kansas$5,287,5981.1%21.9%
15Kearny County, Kansas$5,278,8881.1%23.0%
16Cimarron County, Oklahoma$5,232,1061.1%24.1%
17Trego County, Kansas$5,180,7901.1%25.2%
18Wharton County, Texas$5,115,6061.0%26.2%
19Barton County, Kansas$4,708,4421.0%27.2%
20Russell County, Kansas$4,566,0030.9%28.1%
21Osborne County, Kansas$4,438,8350.9%29.0%
22Jewell County, Kansas$4,419,2340.9%29.9%
23Hodgeman County, Kansas$4,314,7670.9%30.8%
24Greeley County, Kansas$4,308,9600.9%31.7%
25Hamilton County, Kansas$4,238,2160.9%32.6%
26Rooks County, Kansas$4,171,5870.9%33.4%
27Haskell County, Kansas$4,142,4730.8%34.3%
28Ochiltree County, Texas$4,138,0140.8%35.1%
29Baca County, Colorado$4,103,0390.8%35.9%
30Cameron County, Texas$3,860,6410.8%36.7%
31Graham County, Kansas$3,845,8710.8%37.5%
32Stanton County, Kansas$3,842,8920.8%38.3%
33Curry County, New Mexico$3,824,5690.8%39.1%
34Lyman County, South Dakota$3,821,9300.8%39.9%
35Wichita County, Kansas$3,729,7640.8%40.6%
36Edwards County, Kansas$3,718,6790.8%41.4%
37Refugio County, Texas$3,642,1140.7%42.2%
38Texas County, Oklahoma$3,554,9140.7%42.9%
39Lincoln County, Kansas$3,540,0590.7%43.6%
40Hidalgo County, Texas$3,521,9410.7%44.3%
41Rice County, Kansas$3,395,5810.7%45.0%
42Cloud County, Kansas$3,249,5680.7%45.7%
43Reno County, Kansas$3,216,7350.7%46.4%
44Sherman County, Texas$2,990,6820.6%47.0%
45Kiowa County, Colorado$2,963,0310.6%47.6%
46Rawlins County, Kansas$2,897,1080.6%48.2%
47Kleberg County, Texas$2,875,6820.6%48.8%
48Washington County, Kansas$2,803,7740.6%49.3%
49McPherson County, Kansas$2,797,5880.6%49.9%
50Ellsworth County, Kansas$2,792,3460.6%50.5%

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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