Sugar Beet Subsidies in the United States totaled $242 million from 1995-2016.

Counties in the United States Receiving sugar beet subsidies, 1995-2016

Rank County Sugar Beet Subsidies
1995-2016
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Polk County, Minnesota$12,278,2345.1%5.1%
2Pembina County, North Dakota$11,297,5094.7%9.7%
3Marshall County, Minnesota$9,816,9664.1%13.8%
4Kittson County, Minnesota$8,616,3553.6%17.4%
5Cassia County, Idaho$8,449,7393.5%20.8%
6Clay County, Minnesota$8,218,5713.4%24.2%
7Huron County, Michigan$8,068,6373.3%27.6%
8Norman County, Minnesota$7,927,5943.3%30.8%
9Chippewa County, Minnesota$7,466,2953.1%33.9%
10Wilkin County, Minnesota$7,437,7203.1%37.0%
11Renville County, Minnesota$7,021,5762.9%39.9%
12Minidoka County, Idaho$6,571,3772.7%42.6%
13Grand Forks County, North Dakota$5,965,7622.5%45.1%
14Canyon County, Idaho$5,681,3092.3%47.4%
15Walsh County, North Dakota$5,563,5742.3%49.7%
16Richland County, North Dakota$5,304,5692.2%51.9%
17Cass County, North Dakota$4,712,7491.9%53.9%
18Traill County, North Dakota$4,537,0461.9%55.7%
19Weld County, Colorado$4,316,3811.8%57.5%
20Kandiyohi County, Minnesota$4,033,7991.7%59.2%
21Malheur County, Oregon$4,017,4801.7%60.9%
22Twin Falls County, Idaho$3,928,2661.6%62.5%
23Bingham County, Idaho$3,907,6991.6%64.1%
24Sanilac County, Michigan$3,139,9491.3%65.4%
25Power County, Idaho$3,131,9161.3%66.7%
26Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska$3,002,5541.2%67.9%
27Big Horn County, Wyoming$2,814,7711.2%69.1%
28Jerome County, Idaho$2,641,1021.1%70.2%
29Gratiot County, Michigan$2,429,3021.0%71.2%
30Box Butte County, Nebraska$2,421,0961.0%72.2%
31Grant County, Minnesota$2,136,3880.9%73.1%
32Traverse County, Minnesota$2,081,7350.9%73.9%
33Tuscola County, Michigan$1,938,5060.8%74.7%
34Becker County, Minnesota$1,846,4980.8%75.5%
35Owyhee County, Idaho$1,737,1130.7%76.2%
36Bay County, Michigan$1,678,2150.7%76.9%
37Big Horn County, Montana$1,563,2060.6%77.5%
38Ada County, Idaho$1,529,7620.6%78.2%
39Saginaw County, Michigan$1,484,0050.6%78.8%
40Richland County, Montana$1,320,9410.5%79.3%
41Stevens County, Minnesota$1,295,5750.5%79.9%
42Merced County, California$1,273,7560.5%80.4%
43Goshen County, Wyoming$1,261,0000.5%80.9%
44Yellowstone County, Montana$1,254,4050.5%81.4%
45Lincoln County, Idaho$1,202,6250.5%81.9%
46Yuma County, Colorado$1,195,2810.5%82.4%
47Elmore County, Idaho$1,193,1450.5%82.9%
48Larimer County, Colorado$1,168,1630.5%83.4%
49Logan County, Colorado$1,154,7890.5%83.9%
50Washakie County, Wyoming$1,077,6540.4%84.3%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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