Sorghum Subsidies in Independence County, Arkansas totaled $4.6 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 63 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%19%5$743,008$148,602
Top 2%27%10$1,091,006$109,101
Top 3%34%15$1,362,992$90,866
Top 4%40%20$1,589,705$79,485
Top 5%46%26$1,828,652$70,333
Top 6%50%31$1,998,276$64,461
Top 7%54%36$2,144,700$59,575
Top 8%57%41$2,268,648$55,333
Top 9%60%47$2,401,333$51,092
Top 10%63%52$2,503,876$48,151
Top 11%65%57$2,598,164$45,582
Top 12%68%62$2,688,389$43,361
Top 13%70%68$2,788,440$41,006
Top 14%72%73$2,859,468$39,171
Top 15%73%78$2,922,993$37,474
Top 16%75%83$2,982,648$35,936
Top 17%77%89$3,050,346$34,274
Top 18%78%94$3,103,675$33,018
Top 19%79%99$3,152,820$31,847
Top 20%80%104$3,199,483$30,764
Remaining 80% of recips.20%420$781,450$1,861

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

Farm Subsidies Education

AgMag