Sorghum Subsidies in the United States totaled $9.0 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in the United States Receiving sorghum subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Sorghum Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Nueces County, Texas$171,701,5871.9%1.9%
2Deaf Smith County, Texas$141,533,6021.6%3.5%
3San Patricio County, Texas$120,959,3671.3%4.8%
4Gage County, Nebraska$98,063,3281.1%5.9%
5Willacy County, Texas$89,513,0751.0%6.9%
6Wharton County, Texas$84,849,6380.9%7.9%
7Scott County, Kansas$84,268,4260.9%8.8%
8Finney County, Kansas$83,479,6000.9%9.8%
9Washington County, Kansas$83,177,5690.9%10.7%
10Ford County, Kansas$83,111,3840.9%11.6%
11Gray County, Kansas$79,690,0800.9%12.5%
12Hidalgo County, Texas$78,993,1170.9%13.4%
13Lancaster County, Nebraska$78,825,8950.9%14.3%
14Cameron County, Texas$75,052,1030.8%15.1%
15Marshall County, Kansas$74,158,0690.8%15.9%
16Curry County, New Mexico$72,022,0800.8%16.7%
17Baca County, Colorado$71,083,3930.8%17.5%
18Ochiltree County, Texas$68,354,9450.8%18.3%
19Jewell County, Kansas$67,324,1540.8%19.0%
20Texas County, Oklahoma$64,962,0810.7%19.8%
21Smith County, Kansas$64,039,7270.7%20.5%
22Saline County, Nebraska$61,802,2340.7%21.2%
23Mitchell County, Kansas$61,507,3800.7%21.8%
24Seward County, Nebraska$61,182,4160.7%22.5%
25Hansford County, Texas$60,536,4410.7%23.2%
26Reno County, Kansas$60,110,7600.7%23.9%
27Pawnee County, Kansas$59,269,6970.7%24.5%
28Carson County, Texas$56,848,0390.6%25.2%
29Matagorda County, Texas$56,750,5330.6%25.8%
30Nemaha County, Kansas$56,594,7440.6%26.4%
31Moore County, Texas$56,221,6540.6%27.1%
32Stevens County, Kansas$55,460,4290.6%27.7%
33Barton County, Kansas$54,859,9870.6%28.3%
34Cimarron County, Oklahoma$54,691,8080.6%28.9%
35Rice County, Kansas$54,406,9620.6%29.5%
36Jefferson County, Nebraska$54,294,1590.6%30.1%
37Lane County, Kansas$53,224,3340.6%30.7%
38Republic County, Kansas$53,104,1870.6%31.3%
39Sherman County, Texas$52,232,9320.6%31.9%
40Gove County, Kansas$51,511,5580.6%32.5%
41Wichita County, Kansas$51,348,4180.6%33.0%
42Parmer County, Texas$50,732,2970.6%33.6%
43Osborne County, Kansas$50,270,0350.6%34.2%
44Nuckolls County, Nebraska$50,236,4040.6%34.7%
45Graham County, Kansas$49,429,4450.6%35.3%
46Williamson County, Texas$49,187,7530.5%35.8%
47Cloud County, Kansas$49,115,5320.5%36.4%
48McPherson County, Kansas$48,200,6160.5%36.9%
49Ness County, Kansas$48,199,2490.5%37.4%
50Thomas County, Kansas$48,035,5930.5%38.0%

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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